Examples of justifiable in a Sentence
had justifiable reasons for leaving early
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Insurers have often said that participating in the ACA’s insurance markets is not commercially justifiable without them.
This was economically justifiable, though again politically convenient.
With most economists expecting global growth to pick up in the next few years, some the metal’s rise so far in 2017 may be justifiable.
There is some palpable, justifiable concern with Cam Newton’s play after another lackluster performance, this one against a soft Saints defense, but Funchess is going to have plenty of opportunity as the de facto No.
Then Stephens compares justifiable gun homicides — shooting a felon while protecting one’s home, etc.
There was, of course, justifiable disillusionment with the Washington, DC, insider/elite who have been co-opted by the beltway culture, but there was something else going on as well: an assault on intellectual traditions of conservative civility.
After the killing, homicide detectives from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department deemed it justifiable.
There will always be justifiable exceptions to strict deficit goals.
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First Known Use of justifiable
Synonymsdefendable, defensible, tenable, maintainable, supportable, sustainable
Antonymsindefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unsustainable, untenable
Related Wordsrational, reasonable, sensible, well-grounded; acceptable, admissible, allowable, exceptionable, legitimate, passable, unobjectionable, viable, warrantable; confirmable, provable, verifiable; explainable, explicable
Near Antonymsabsurd, illogical, irrational, ridiculous, unsound; extreme, outrageous, unreasonable; groundless, objectionable, unacceptable, unfounded; inexplicable, unexplainable
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