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Definitions for justifiable
ˈdʒʌs təˌfaɪ ə bəl, ˌdʒʌs təˈfaɪ-jus·ti·fi·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. justifiableadjective

    capable of being justified


  1. justifiableadjective

    That can be justified.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Justifiableadjective

    capable of being justified, or shown to be just

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of justifiable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of justifiable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of justifiable in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Pack:

    First offense, good behavior: When a person commits a crime no matter how petty or heinous, it requires justice. The crimes that you committed are no less egregious because it was your first offense, and even though you supposedly have good behavior it does not excuse the crimes you've committed. Therefore when a person commits crimes it is required that they suffer fair penalties. First offenses and good behavior does not excuse what ever it is that you've done. My life is no less valuable just because it is your first offense, the crimes you committed are no more justifiable just because you have good behavior. If you unjustly take my life, if you murder me, it wouldn't be fair to me if you get a reduced sentence for a first offense, and it wouldn't be fair to me if you got out early on good behavior. I lost my life forever because of you and so you deserve to forever lose yours. Only if you had some sort of a just cause for taking my life could you be excused. Only if you met certain eternal probationary standards set by me might you be forgiven.

  2. Brad Bushman:

    It's troubling to me that the perpetrators of the violent acts are the good guys, because that communicates the idea that aggression is justifiable as long as it's committed by a good guy, we are more likely to imitate violence that is by attractive perpetrators who are justified for what they do, so superhero violence is kind of a really good recipe for that.

  3. Stefan Worrall:

    If we get some certainty about the strength of the U.S. economy and the likelihood of policy normalization by the Fed, and if a rate hike seems justifiable, that is positive for sentiment ... because a lot of people have been bracing for this.

  4. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Communism, avowedly secularistic and materialistic, has no place for God. This I could never accept,... I strongly disagreed with Communism’s ethical relativism… there are no fixed, immutable principles; consequently, almost anything—force, violence, murder, lying—is a justifiable means to the ‘millennial’ end.

  5. Jack Vanderhei:

    I really can't explain why so many people are confident about their ability to pay for long-term care, it might be that they think - wrongly - that Medicare is going to cover it, or maybe they'll just spend down to indigent levels and go on Medicaid. But there's no way this is a justifiable sense of optimism.

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    lacking orderly continuity
    • A. disjointed
    • B. blistering
    • C. urban
    • D. suspicious

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