A defeat that can be interpreted as a victory on moral terms, for example because the defeated party defended their principles.
- So as I said, it was a moral victory, but it was not a financial victory.
- The week after his moral victory at Martinsville, Gordon finally rediscovered actual victory, winning a wild 500-miler at Talladega.
- The victory over communism was a moral victory.
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Syllabification: mor·al vic·to·ry
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