unjustifiably

justifiable

[juhs-tuh-fahy-uh-buhl, juhs-tuh-fahy-]
adjective
capable of being justified; that can be shown to be or can be defended as being just, right, or warranted; defensible: justifiable homicide.

Origin:
1515–25; < Middle French; see justify, -able

justifiability, justifiableness, noun
justifiably, adverb
unjustifiable, adjective
unjustifiableness, noun
unjustifiably, adverb
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justifiable (ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪəbəl)
 
adj
capable of being justified; understandable
 
justifia'bility
 
n
 
'justifiableness
 
n
 
'justifiably
 
adv

unjustifiable (ʌnˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪəbəl)
 
adj
not capable of being justified
 
un'justifiably
 
adv

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