moral victory

Definition of moral victory

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to principles of right and wrong in behavior :  ethical

    :  expressing or teaching a conception of right behavior

    :  conforming to a standard of right behavior

  1. :  the moral significance or practical lesson (as of a story)

    :  a passage pointing out usually in conclusion the lesson to be drawn from a story

    :  moral practices or teachings :  modes of conduct

  1. :  the overcoming of an enemy or antagonist

    :  achievement of mastery or success in a struggle or endeavor against odds or difficulties

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