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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unwarrantable, unwarrantedadjective

    incapable of being justified or explained


  1. unjustifiableadjective

    That cannot be justified, excused or pardoned

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unjustifiableadjective

    Not to be defended; not to be justified.

    If these reproaches, which aim only at ostentation of wit, be so unjustifiable, what shall we say to those that are drawn, that are founded in malice? Government of the Tongue.

    In a just and honourable war we engaged; not out of ambition, or any other unjustifiable motive, but for the defence of all that was dear to us. Francis Atterbury.

    If we could look into effects, we might pronounce boldly: but for a man to give his opinion of what he sees but in part, is an unjustifiable piece of rashness. Addison.


  1. unjustifiable

    Unjustifiable refers to something that cannot be defended, excused, or made acceptable due to lack of reasoning, evidence, or moral grounds. It typically refers to decisions, actions, or behaviors that are considered unfair, unethical, inexcusable, or unreasonable.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unjustifiable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unjustifiable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unjustifiable in a Sentence

  1. Christine Lambrecht:

    Taking photographs of a woman under her skirt or neckline is degrading and unjustifiable abuse of her personal space, often, these photos are shared in chat groups or even distributed commercially.

  2. Philistine Ayad:

    I don't see ISIS as Muslim. I see terrorists when I look at ISIS, to me, terror knows no religion. They are picking and choosing aspects of the religion and twisting and distorting them in order to justify their actions that are unjustifiable.

  3. Aftab Pureval:

    These were innocent, peaceful civilians in a nation that had shown no aggression, subjected to an unjustifiable and unprovoked attack by Russian military forces, since 1989 Kharkiv has been a sister city to Cincinnati and residents have exchanged ideas, educational opportunities and collaborative projects on culture, medicine and human rights.

  4. Minister Bruno Rodriguez:

    We reiterate our strong condemnation of the unacceptable and unjustifiable unilateral sanctions imposed against the sister nation of Venezuela and the continued foreign interference with the purpose of creating a climate of instability in that sister nation. We ratify our firmest support to the Bolivarian Revolution and the legitimate government headed by President Nicolás Maduro.

  5. John Gross:

    As a defense attorney, I cannot imagine a possible defense that he would have to these charges, maybe at sentencing, he'll say something about what caused him to do this. And maybe that will bring some closure for some folks. But it's really hard to even imagine what he could say to give people context or closure for an act that's so bizarre and violent — and unjustifiable.

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