Definition of excusal in English:



  • [mass noun] The action or fact of excusing or being excused, typically from an official duty or requirement:

    ‘if any members of the jury felt unable to serve that long, they would be considered for excusal’
    • ‘Sorting through his papers to give his hands something to do and his mind something else to concentrate on, he found a note detailing his excusal from lecturing and training till further notice.’
    • ‘Those motorists issued with a ticket unfairly, and unlawfully, are thus left with the onus upon them to write an appeal, to justify their excusal for a lawful activity.’
    • ‘I had a feeling you might not show up so I wrote you an excusal for first and second.’