1. justification

noun. ['ˌdʒəstəfəˈkeɪʃən'] something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary.


  • condition
  • consideration


  • unimportance
  • dissuade
  • prosecution

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Rhymes with Justification

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce justification?

Pronounce justification as ˌʤəstəfəˈkeɪʃən.

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Sentences with justification

1. Noun, singular or mass
The business would now need to analyze whether there is cost justification to add a second station.

Quotes about justification

1. Socialism has no moral justification whatsoever; poor people are not morally superior to rich people, nor are they owed anything by rich people simply because of their lack of success. Charity is not a socialist concept - it is a religious one, an acknowledgment of God's sovereignty over property, a sovereignty the Left utterly rejects.
- Ben Shapiro

2. Whether we like it or not, the one justification for the existence of all religions is death, they need death as much as we need bread to eat.
- José Saramago, Death with Interruptions

3. Two separate beings, in different circumstances, face to face in freedom and seeking justification of their existence through one another, will always live an adventure full of risk and promise."(p. 248)
- Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex

2. self-justification

noun. a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc..


  • mitigation
  • exculpation
  • extenuation
  • alibi
  • defense
  • defence
  • excuse


  • prosecution
  • question
  • offence
  • offense

3. justification

noun. ['ˌdʒəstəfəˈkeɪʃən'] a statement in explanation of some action or belief.


  • vindication
  • grounds
  • explanation
  • cause
  • defense
  • defence
  • reason


  • offence
  • offense
  • insanity
  • indication

4. justification

noun. ['ˌdʒəstəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning.


  • vindication


  • indirect discourse
  • credit