moral victory

noun

Definition of moral victory

: the achievement of something that is important and good Although they lost, the minority claimed the vote as a moral victory since they had won the support of so many former opponents.

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“Moral victory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moral%20victory. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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