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justified

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of justified

  1. 1 based on sound reasoning or information in a well-justified ruling the court voted unanimously to overturn the law Synonyms of justified commonsense, commonsensible, commonsensical, firm, hard, informed, just, good, levelheaded, logical, rational, reasonable, reasoned, sensible, sober, solid, valid, well-foundedWords Related to justified actual, real, true; certain, sure; certified, validated, verified; confirmed, corroborated, substantiated; cogent, convincing; colorable, credible, plausibleNear Antonyms of justified unsubstantiated, unsupported, unwarranted; flimsy, implausible, unconvincing, weak; fallacious, false, misguided, misledAntonyms of justified groundless, illogical, invalid, irrational, nonrational, nonsensical, nonvalid, unfounded, uninformed, unjustified, unreasonable, unreasoned, unsound

  2. 2 being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong the use of force to capture the armed fugitive was fully justified Synonyms of justified competent, condign, deserved, due, fair, just, merited, right, rightful, warrantedWords Related to justified applicable, appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, meet, proper, requisite, suitable; lawful, legal, legitimate; accurate, correct, true; rhadamanthine, strict, stringent, uncompromising; equitable, impartial, squareNear Antonyms of justified incoherent, incorrect, irrelative, irrelevant; improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, indefensible, unjustifiable, unreasonable, unsuitable; biased, inequitable, partial, unequal; arbitrary, despotic; illegitimate, unlawfulAntonyms of justified undeserved, undue, unfair, unjust, unjustified, unmerited, unwarranted



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