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moral support

Emotional or psychological backing, as opposed to material help. For example, There's not much I can do at the doctor's office, but I'll come with you to give you moral support . [Late 1800s]
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(give somebody) ˌmoral supˈport

(give somebody) your friendship, encouragement, approval, etc. rather than financial or practical help: Will you stay and give me some moral support while I explain to him why I’m late?Your moral support alone isn’t enough. We need money to fund this cause.
See also: moral, support
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He was thunder- struck, and as it were deprived of the moral support of his whiskers.
On the other hand, here come whole tribes of people whose physical lives are but a deteriorated variety of life, and themselves a meaner species of mankind; so sad an effect has been wrought by the tainted breath of cities, scanty and unwholesome food, destructive modes of labor, and the lack of those moral supports that might partially have counteracted such bad influences.
MULTAN -- Punjab Governor Mohammad Rafique Rajwana on Sunday said that Pakistan would continue diplomatic and moral support to Kashmiris for their right to self-determination.
Download Araji to NNA: To provide logistic and moral support for military NNA - MP Assem Araji from the Future parliamentary bloc on Monday voiced support for the looming battle the Lebanese army is expected to lead against Daesh on the outskirts of Ras Baalback and al-Qaa.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], June 27 (ANI): A day after the United States declared Hizbul Mujahideen militant Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist, Pakistan has said it would continue to extend political, diplomatic and moral support to Kashmiri separatists for what it called their struggle for their right to self-determination and for the peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute as per the UN Security Council resolutions.
Summary: France is preparing to host a fourth donor conference to help provide Lebanon with financial and moral support, caretaker Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk claimed Monday.
In an interview while his daughter is lining up to vote, the vice president said he accompanied his loved ones to give moral support, especially to her daughter Abby, who is vying for the Makati mayoral seat which he held for 21 years.
The activists who are neutral to party politics will participate in the peaceful demonstration to which I have extended my moral support," Hazare said.
EASTENDERS (8pm BBC1) LINDA is in court today to show Mick some moral support - and Cora's there to give moral support to Linda.
May we take this opportunity to not only thank everyone who supported us financially, but also the loyal Geordie fans who gave us their vocal and moral support throughout.
Volodymyr Lakomov, said on Wednesday that his country expected moral support from Pakistan while also terming the Russian 'aggression' as a challenge not just for Europe for the whole world, Local TV reported.
The project is to clarify which models the moral support have been proven in practice and develop recommendations for the design of development programs.
She said HRH the Premier's interest in society's various segments, especially the children, enhances the psychological and moral support and help in achieving their wishes, hailing HRH's patriarchal sense and interest in supporting charitable and humanitarian work, and wished him good health and wellness to continue pushing the process of construction and development for the benefit of the Kingdom of Bahrain and its people.
ACTRESSES and close friends Jennifer Garner and Reese Witherspoon have been providing moral support to each other, as they attempt to get back to their pre-pregnancy figures.
They said there has never been a day without a fellow Kenyan dropping by to give moral support to Esther and the family.