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Able to be justified or forgiven; forgivable:‘the error is excusable’
forgivable, pardonable, defensible, justifiable, condonable, understandable, explainablevenialView synonyms
- ‘That does not make evil excusable or justifiable.’
- ‘Diversions from your normal routine are excusable only if they rarely occur, provided they make you work harder.’
- ‘That delay is not excusable and the sooner all of these matters are resolved, as far as I am concerned, the better.’
- ‘Not excusable, but understandable considering the reputation the Liverpool fans had acquired.’
- ‘Intentional disregard of aseptic practices is not acceptable or excusable.’
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