in justification of

Definition of in justification of

  1. bc} in order to make people think one had an acceptable reason for doing something He told lies in justification of his behavior.

Word by Word Definitions

justificationplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of justifying something :  vindication

    :  an acceptable reason for doing something :  something that justifies an act or way of behaving

    :  the act, process, or state of being justified by God (see justify 2a)


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