from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible to excuse, pardon, or justify: took an unjustifiable risk.
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- adj. That cannot be justified, excused or pardoned
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not justifiable; not defensible or right.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. incapable of being justified or explained
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Japanese veterans' associations and tribal leaders in the Philippines wrote to the country's Commission on Indigenous People urging them to stop Kuentai from carrying out any further work, which they called "unjustifiable, profane and even socially evil".
Thank You President Obama for continuing to stand up for what is right for ALL people who are being criminally wronged with a system who has been allowing our officers to use their "personal" attitudes in unjustifiable ways that have simply been fueling the barriers of injustice in this country!
Cameron as he expressed his sorrow for what he described as the unjustifiable killings. "
On the opposite assumption, confirmed by the Departmental Committee, the step was unjustifiable, that is, on the theory of the Union.
You think, perhaps, that I am using terms unjustifiable in violence.
Abumrad and his co-host Robert Krulwich, along with eight full-time staff, plus interns and temps, work what Abumrad calls "unjustifiable hours" to get it on air.
They are trying to justify the unjustifiable, which is what Goebbels and his colleagues tried to do during the Holocaust.
The case against the "unjustifiable" Wildlife Protection Act (WaTimes)
He told the group that such rate increases are "unjustifiable," White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said.
The inadequacy of official examinations into fatal military shootings emerged in the wake of last week's Saville inquiry report on the "unjustifiable" deaths of 13 civilians on Bloody Sunday and in findings by the Police Service of Northern Ireland's historical enquiries team (HET).