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Definitions and Synonyms of self-justification | Another word for self-justification | What is self-justification?

Definition 1: a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc. - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he kept finding excuses to stay
  • every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
  • his transparent self-justification was unacceptable

Synonyms for self-justification in the sense of this definition

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

"he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"

(... is a kind of self-justification ) a partial excuse to mitigate censure; an attempt to represent an offense as less serious than it appears by showing mitigating circumstances

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