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moral support

Syllabification: mor·al sup·port

Definition of moral support in English:

noun

Support or help, the effect of which is psychological rather than physical.
Example sentences
  • The activists need, at least, moral support and encouragement to proceed.
  • The units introduce a range of measures to provide practical help and moral support to victims of crime as well as witnesses.
  • In these cases the grandmother often gives financial help as well as moral support.
Synonyms
psychological, emotional, mental

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