with some justification

idiom

: not unreasonably
She noted with some justification that other people had experienced similar problems.

Examples of with some justification in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Apple emphasized, with some justification, that this could be risky for you. Shira Ovide, Washington Post, 26 Jan. 2024 Russia, China, and Iran feel, with some justification, that America is a helpless giant whose days as a superpower are numbered. Matthew Continetti, National Review, 12 Jan. 2024 Biden and his national-security team have often been portrayed, with some justification, as a sort of second coming of the Obama Administration, a reunion of the old gang, albeit with younger aides, such as Blinken and Sullivan, moving into principal positions. Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 9 Oct. 2023 Oppenheimer believed, with some justification, he was being railroaded. Chris Klimek, Smithsonian Magazine, 27 July 2023 But the industry has been slow to respond, with some justification. Merrill Matthews, WSJ, 8 June 2022 Women often feel more vulnerable – with some justification. Jamie Gold, CNN, 14 Mar. 2023 Advocates of the religious right argue — with some justification — that, in fact, Christianity has been concerned with sexuality since New Testament times. The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Sep. 2022 Sources say Cruise has persuaded Brian Robbins, the new president and CEO of Paramount Pictures, to give him more money to finish the seventh film and make the eighth, arguing (with some justification) that inflation has driven up expenses. Kim Masters, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Mar. 2022 See More

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“With some justification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20some%20justification. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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