– definition :

  • (adjective)
    1. of or relating to or resembling Pyrrhus or his exploits (especially his sustaining staggering losses in order to defeat the Romans) (context:pert)
    2. of or relating to or containing a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables (context:pert)
    3. of or relating to a war dance of ancient Greece (context:pert)
  • (noun)
    1. an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare (context:act)
    2. a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables (context:communication)

– Sample : “pyrrhic”

  • a Pyrrhic victory
  • pyrrhic dance movements
  • pyrrhic verses