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justifiable

jus·ti·fi·a·ble

justifiable

pronunciation:
juh stih faI bl
part of speech: adjective
definition: capable of being defended or explained.
Spending money on a new gymnasium is not justifiable at this time.I think her action was justifiable considering her circumstances.
antonyms:
unjustifiable, wanton
similar words:
righteous, tenable
derivations: justifiably (adv.), justifiability (n.)