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un·jus·ti·fi·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indefensible, insupportable, unjustifiable, unwarrantable, unwarrantedadjective

    incapable of being justified or explained

Wiktionary

  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.

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Numerology

  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. Alka Chandna:

    Given the harm caused to animals, the experiments’ limited relevance to humans, the substantial financial cost, and the existence of superior non-animal research methods, the continued use of animals in this work is scientifically and ethically unjustifiable.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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. Phelim Kine:

    President Widodo can demonstrate true leadership by ending capital punishment as unacceptable state brutality, president Widodo should recognize that the death penalty is not a crime deterrent but an unjustifiable and barbaric punishment. President Widodo should promote Indonesia as a rights-respecting democracy by joining the countries that have abolished capital punishment.

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