Definitions for justifiableˈdʒʌs təˌfaɪ ə bəl, ˌdʒʌs təˈfaɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jus•ti•fi•a•bleˈdʒʌs təˌfaɪ ə bəl, ˌdʒʌs təˈfaɪ-(adj.)

  1. capable of being justified; defensible:

    justifiable homicide.

Origin of justifiable:

1515–25; < MF


Princeton's WordNet

  1. justifiable(adj)

    capable of being justified

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. justifiable(adjective)ˈdʒʌs təˌfaɪ ə bəl, ˌdʒʌs təˈfaɪ-

    existing for good reason

    a justifiable worry; They were justifiably suspicious of him.


  1. justifiable(Adjective)

    That can be justified.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Justifiable(adj)

    capable of being justified, or shown to be just

Translations for justifiable

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(negative unjustifiable ) able to be justified

Is dishonesty ever justifiable?

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