Noun(1) a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables(2) an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare
Adjective(1) of or relating to a war dance of ancient Greece(2) of or relating to or containing a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables(3) of or relating to or resembling Pyrrhus or his exploits (especially his sustaining staggering losses in order to defeat the Romans
(1) This is that ├ö├ç├┐peace├ö├ç├û in that troubled province is of the most bitterly pyrrhic kind.(2) No doubt, Sunday's win could turn out to be a pyrrhic victory.(3) I don't know where the pain-killer story will lead, but the football story is probably a pyrrhic victory for the thought control police.(4) More troops would be sent, and eventually the British would grind their way to a pyrrhic victory.(5) But, as 2002 revealed, it had been a pyrrhic victory.(6) It would have been a pyrrhic victory had he succeeded: Satyanand revealed that the police file had disappeared.(7) The victory was pyrrhic because the Indonesian Police started investigating the company for alleged corruption.(8) But it could be a pyrrhic victory which does the West no good in the long term.(9) A more ├ö├ç├┐equitable├ö├ç├û, though ruined, Venezuela would be a pyrrhic victory indeed.(10) Another pyrrhic victory is likely to be added to an already long list.(11) The Liberals bought a pyrrhic victory, one that will sow the seeds of its own destruction.(12) Yet win he did, and that pyrrhic victory effectively condemned the party to the position it occupies today.(13) Let our political discourse focus on this, and perhaps, more pyrrhic victories can be avoided.(14) The pyrrhic victory came as violence continues unabated in Gujarat.(15) For the council, however, it is something of a pyrrhic victory.(16) Nine times out of ten I lost, and made his a pyrrhic victory at best.
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