One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
With good reason.‘local people are justifiably concerned about development proposals for the area’‘his arguments can perhaps justifiably be labelled as oversimplification’
- ‘His performance has justifiably earned him an Academy Award nomination.’
- ‘He's justifiably concerned at how easily a neo-Nazi party gained power in Austria a few years back.’
- ‘This led him to two long-term screenwriting collaborations that have been justifiably celebrated.’
- ‘The singer's 2001 debut was a remarkably assured collection and justifiably acclaimed.’
- ‘Many people were justifiably outraged by the offensive ad.’
- ‘Argentina can justifiably claim to being one of beach soccer's pioneers.’
- ‘Justifiably, they were pleased with themselves at the end of the week.’
- ‘Whoever was responsible for organising traffic control should feel justifiably proud.’
- ‘Some of you may be skeptical, and justifiably so.’
- ‘We were very bummed, and a little bit mad - quite justifiably I'd say.’
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