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- adj. possible to excuse
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. That may be excused, forgiven, justified, or acquitted of blame; pardonable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deserving to be excused; pardonable: as, the man is excusable.
- Admitting of excuse or palliation: as, an excusable delay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. easily excused or forgiven
- adj. capable of being overlooked
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This was not a death that should be classified as excusable homicide.
July 26th, 2005 at 2:52 pm could consider abortion to be some kind of excusable homicide
What struck me most was the way women working for Jane could be emotionally and philosophically disturbed by the human appearance of the fetuses they removed, could consider abortion to be some kind of excusable homicide, and could still be so committed to letting women make the choice themselves that they were willing to break the law to make it possible.
The Bisho High ourt was on Thursday told it was "excusable" for two Azanian People's Liberation Army (Apla) members to gun down three Baha'i worshippers from Iran because they were acting on military orders.
David probably supposed, like many other persons, that a lie is quite excusable which is told for the sole purpose of saving the speaker's life.
And yet, don't you know, it was kind of excusable; because it was as scarce as diamonds, and we had only just that little; never had another taste during the siege.
Excuse my (treasured) ignorance, but why might it be 'excusable' for journals to be evasive about turnaround time?
But where the music is unlistenable dross, the misogyny (and homophobia/racism/etc) is somehow more noticeable or offensive or less 'excusable'.
I mean, a little mistake on a not very popular book is almost excusable, but come on, this is TWILIGHT, Stephenie Meyer!
These deplorable crimes, if confirmed, are neither acceptable nor excusable, the company said.