vindication

noun vin·di·ca·tion \ ˌvin-də-ˈkā-shən \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of vindication

:an act of vindicating :the state of being vindicated; specifically :justification against denial or censure :defense

Examples of vindication in a Sentence

  1. recanted testimony that resulted in a long-overdue vindication

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First Known Use of vindication

1613



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