excusable excusable  /ɪks ˈkju zə bəl/


  1. (adj) capable of being overlooked
  2. (adj) easily excused or forgiven



  1. It is not excusable, but it is understandable for an achiever to fall into a trap.
  2. If something like this had never happened before, AIG's failure to take it into account might be excusable.
  3. Which polite and eminently excusable evasion, of course, left Peppino free to decline in turn.


  • LeBron Returns to Social Media with Vengeance: 'That Sh-t Stank, Don't It?'

    A day after Kobe Bryant used Instagram's new video feature to show the world that he could walk , LeBron James broke his social media silence to show the world he could recline. This April 20 tweet was his last communication...until now And now he's back. His posture in the video is totally excusable, though. In fact, it's a wonder he's even conscious after partying it up on South Beach after ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. At the opening of the CSW's meeting, Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon stated that "Violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable and never tolerable."
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Ubyssey Online

  2. "I think it's not excusable and it's not acceptable," Michigan coach Lloyd Carr said. "I watched the play and I think the official should have been on the play. I think there was something there that was done by the other player. So in the...
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Lloyd Carr Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "That shouldn't happen," Leyland said. "That shouldn't happen up here. That's really not excusable up here, especially when you pick the hottest day of the year so far. The umpires have to be exhausted, I'll tell you that. They don't come in...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Jim Leyland Source: Detroit Free Press

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