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Word of the Day — May 3, 2013

May 3, 2013 - Scott Viau
Pyrrhic - PEER-ik -a victory one at too great a cost to have been worthwhile for the victor

Example: "The article on the Bunker Hill battle in the Smithsonian magazine concluded with, 'though the British achieved their aim in capturing the hill, it was a truly Pyrrhic victory.'"

 
 

 

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