What does Vindication mean?

Definitions for Vindication
ˌvɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃənvin·di·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vindication, exonerationnoun

    the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.

    "friends provided a vindication of his position"

  2. defense, defence, vindicationnoun

    the justification for some act or belief

    "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"


  1. vindicationnoun

    the act of vindicating or the state of being vindicated

  2. vindicationnoun

    evidence, facts, statements or arguments that justify a claim or belief


  1. vindication

    Vindication refers to the act of clearing someone of blame or suspicion, or the process through which one's claims, beliefs, or actions are proven to be correct or justified. It can also refer to the act of protecting something from damage, criticism, or neglect.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindicationnoun

    the act of vindicating, or the state of being vindicated; defense; justification against denial or censure; as, the vindication of opinions; his vindication is complete

  2. Vindicationnoun

    the claiming a thing as one's own; the asserting of a right or title in, or to, a thing

  3. Etymology: [L. vindicatio a laying claim, defense, vindication. See Vindicate.]


  1. Vindication

    Vindication is an album by the Norwegian black metal band Susperia. It is their second album, and it was produced by Peter Tägtgren completely free of charge before closing down his studio.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. vindication

    The subtlest form of irony.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vindication in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Vindication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Vindication in a Sentence

  1. Victoria Valentino:

    At last we are being validated, and there is vindication.

  2. Tim Murtaugh:

    Acquittal means total vindication, the Democrats' decision to move forward with impeachment will go down as the worst political miscalculation in American history.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Today, we have vindication.

  4. Mandy Gunasekara:

    When I saw the Sinclar decision come down, I saw it as a vindication of our changes.

  5. Koon Chow:

    Because of what they've done, getting households to repay Swiss franc loans early, providing them with a hedging mechanism the adjustment cost has been priced in and hedged, it's been a vindication of Hungary's intent.

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