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self–justification

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noun self–jus·ti·fi·ca·tion \ˌself-ˌjəs-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of self–justification

  1. :  the act or an instance of making excuses for oneself



Circa 1775

First Known Use of self–justification

circa 1775


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