moral support


: the act of helping someone by giving love, encouragement, etc.
She counted on her sisters for moral support.

Examples of moral support in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of these pursuits included Mark’s first marathon in New York, during which Jeff ran with him starting at the 25-mile mark, offering moral support until the finish line, per The Seattle Times. Alex Gurley, Peoplemag, 17 May 2024 But keeping up that standard certainly requires more than just moral support. Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2024 In Thursday’s court filing, McConnell and the other lawmakers said engaging in insurrection requires more than encouraging or inflammatory message of moral support or organizing a political rally that ultimately results in political violence. USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2024 In a funny video shared to TikTok on Thursday (March 7), the 31-year-old singer/actress passed along some advice on how to get over a crush, featuring some moral support from her Only Murders in the Building co-star Steve Martin. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 7 Mar. 2024 With moral support from Roula, whose real name was Irene Dambassis, she and her son John, Marina’s father, started a new company called Dorian LPG. Virginia Heffernan, WIRED, 14 Feb. 2024 Engaging with peers in study groups or online forums can provide moral support, clarification on complex topics, and exposure to different problem-solving approaches. Bryce Welker, Miami Herald, 24 Feb. 2024 Dillon needed her, to be his nurse, his chauffeur, his moral support. The Arizona Republic, 14 Jan. 2024 To this, Barrino and Clarkson high-fived each other twice for moral support. Lauren Huff,, 18 Dec. 2023

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“Moral support.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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