Entry from British & World English dictionary
Persuasion that involves appealing to a person’s moral sense: a vendor may find himself under moral pressure to complete as soon as possible
More example sentences
- We are witnessing the application of colossal moral pressure to people who do not usually yield to moral pressure.
- All kidding aside, applying moral pressure is exactly what the EU should be good at in foreign affairs.
- The moral pressure on the rest of the Group of Eight to agree a deal for aid to Africa was therefore immense.
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