Definition of moral victory in English:

moral victory

Syllabification: mor·al vic·to·ry

noun

A defeat that can be interpreted as a victory on moral terms, for example because the defeated party defended their principles.
More example sentences
  • 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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