self-justifying

adjective
self-jus·​ti·​fy·​ing | \ ˌself-ˈjə-stə-ˌfī-iŋ How to pronounce self-justifying (audio) \

Definition of self-justifying

: seeking to justify oneself

First Known Use of self-justifying

1642, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-justifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-justifying. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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