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Definition 1: the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning - [noun denoting act]

Samples where justification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the justification of barbarous means by holy ends

(justification is a kind of ...) the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.

"friends provided a vindication of his position"

Definition 2: something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where justification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he considered misrule a justification for revolution

(justification is a kind of ...) information that should be kept in mind when making a decision

"another consideration is the time it would take"

Definition 3: a statement in explanation of some action or belief - [noun denoting communication]

(justification is a kind of ...) a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

"the explanation was very simple" "I expected a brief account"

(... is a kind of justification ) a justification for something existing or happening

"he had no cause to complain" "they had good reason to rejoice"

(... is a kind of justification ) the justification for some act or belief

"he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"

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