justifiably justifiably  /ˈdʒə stə ˌfaɪ əb li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with good reason

Usage(s):

  1. They are also justifiably furious at a Bush White House that has specialized in big lies and smear tactics.
  2. Chinese secret societies, the backbone of self-defense whenever officials are distrusted, are flourishing and, justifiably or not, Malaysia's minorities are preparing for a pogrom.
  3. First and foremost, some time at Hawaii's justifiably famous beaches.

News

  1. Boss Litho Installs Mitsubishi UV Perfector to Enter New Markets

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. -- Boss Litho Inc. has achieved impressive growth in less than three years in existence. The printing company’s CEO, Jean-Paul Nataf, is justifiably delighted because he knows that not every fledgling print shop makes it, let alone sees its sales leap to $12 million in such a short span of time with only 35 people and two shifts of eight hours each. To give City ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Rounding Up the Latest Offseason Buzz Surrounding Kansas City Chiefs

    The worst team in the NFL in 2012 has had a busy offseason, and justifiably so.  The Kansas City Chiefs changed coaches, released both starting quarterbacks from a year ago, were among the most active teams in free agency and may have one of the most optimistic fanbases heading into the coming season as a result. New head coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey have made countless ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Xander Bogaerts earns promotion

    BALTIMORE — With recent attention justifiably centered on keeping shortstop-third baseman Jose Iglesias on the major league roster and how that impacts third baseman Will Middlebrooks and shortstop Stephen Drew, the Red Sox made a move yesterday involving someone who may turn into the most important Red Sox for many years: Xander Bogaerts was promoted to Triple-A Pawtucket.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "You are now justifiably facing consequences for the decisions you made and the conduct in which you engaged. Your career, freedom and public standing are now in the most serious jeopardy," Goodell wrote.
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source: Forbes

  2. "Mr. Selig was justifiably concerned about playing the game, which I completely understand," Francona said.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Terry Francona Source: ESPN

  3. "I have never seen a wider gulf between the financial services industry and the public," Blankfein said in draft testimony. "Many people believe -- and, in many cases, justifiably so -- that Wall Street lost sight of its larger public...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Lloyd Blankfein Source: Bloomberg

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