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  Definition of Self-justification
  1. a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.; "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"
Similar Words: excuse, alibi, exculpation

 

Hyponyms: extenuation, mitigation

 

Derivational Morphology: alibi, excuse, condone, apologize, apologise, justify, rationalize, rationalise, explain, pardon

 

 
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