What does vindication mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term vindication:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vindication, exoneration(noun)

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

    "friends provided a vindication of his position"

  2. defense, defence, vindication(noun)

    the justification for some act or belief

    "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"


  1. vindication(Noun)

    the act of vindicating or the state of being vindicated

  2. vindication(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindication(noun)

    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. Vindication(noun)

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

  3. Origin: [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 TÃĪgtgren completely free of charge before closing down his studio.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. vindication

    The subtlest form of irony.


  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

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