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English definition of “moral victory”

moral victory

noun [C] uk   us  
an occasion when you prove that your beliefs are right, although you lose an argumentWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
(Definition of moral victory from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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