Definition of extenuatory in English:

extenuatory

adjective

  • See extenuate

    • ‘Here are some examples of manslaughter arising from extenuatory considerations in fact.’
    • ‘The extenuatory sentencing circumstances are various circumstances synoptically provided by the penal code, represent the actors' public harm and personal danger, and can be applied with extenuation in sentences.’

Pronunciation

extenuatory

/ɪkˈstɛnjʊət(ə)ri//ɛkˈstɛnjʊət(ə)ri/