self-justification

noun self-jus·ti·fi·ca·tion \ ˌself-ˌjə-stə-fə-ˈkā-shən \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of self-justification

:the act or an instance of making excuses for oneself

First Known Use of self-justification

circa 1775


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