Definition of the moral high ground
- These countries lost/ceded the moral high ground when they entered the war to protect their economic interests.
- She believes she has the moral high ground on this issue.
: 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
: rising or extending upward a great distance : taller than average, usual, or expected
: having a specified height or elevation : tall
: situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation
: at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree
: well, luxuriously
: an elevated place or region: such as
: hill, knoll
: the space overhead : sky
: the bottom of a body of water
: ground coffee beans after brewing
: to bring to or place on the ground
: to cause to run aground
: to provide a reason or justification for
: past tense and past participle of grind
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