adjective. ['ˈdʒʌstəˌfaɪəbəl'] capable of being justified.
- -able (English)
- justify (English)
- justificare (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Justifiable
Example sentences of the word justifiable
This is a justifiable reason for altering your time card in your favor.
Quotes containing the word justifiable
1. HOMICIDE, n. The slaying of one human being by another. There arefour kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, andpraiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slainwhether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is foradvantage of the lawyers.
- Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary
2. No code of ethics and no effort are justifiable a priori in the face of the cruel mathematics that command our condition.
- Albert Camus