justification : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary
    he considered misrule a justification for revolution
  • n  a statement in explanation of some action or belief
  • n  the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning
    the justification of barbarous means by holy ends"- H.J.Muller

  • Their topic was Martin Luther's ideas about justification by faith, rancor over which was fast splitting Western Christianity in two.
  • At least Joe Lieberman stood on a principle (his belief in the justification for the war in Iraq) and others who've switched parties in the past (like Jim Jeffords) have cited a .
  • There is no justification for that.
News & Articles


  • Nancy Pelosi in USA Today
    The burden is on the president to justify any additional resources for a mission,said Pelosi, D-Calif. "Congress is ready to use its constitutional authority of oversight to question what is the justification for this spending, what are...
  • David Miliband in Times Online
    This latest bombing attack in Islamabad is yet another shocking and disgraceful attack without justification,Miliband said. "Such an indiscriminate and brutal act of terror deserves the condemnation of the entire international community....
  • Tony Blair in Forbes
    There was no justification whatever ...... for their detention, it was completely unacceptable, wrong and illegal,Blair told the House of Commons, shortly after the Ministry of Defense released satellite data that it said proved the crew was...

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