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English definition of “moral support”

moral support

noun [U]    
If you give someone moral support, you encourage them and show that you approve of what they are doing, rather than giving them practical help.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of moral support noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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