Definition of justifiably in English:

justifiably

adverb

  • 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.’

Pronunciation

justifiably

/dʒʌstɪˈfʌɪəbli/