Justifiable Jus"ti*fi`a*ble, a. [Cf. F. justifiable. See {Justify}.] Capable of being justified, or shown to be just. [1913 Webster]

Just are the ways of God, And justifiable to men. --Milton.

Syn: Defensible; vindicable; warrantable; excusable; exculpable; authorizable. -- {Jus"ti*fi`a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Jus"ti*fi`a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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