in justification of

Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of in justification of

: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

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

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

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


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