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unjustifiableness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being unjustifiable.

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Examples

  • The unjustifiableness of certain laws was shown up with no uncertain pen by him.

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

  • I had hoped that before this time he would have acknowledged to me the impropriety and unjustifiableness of his conduct and apologized for the insult.

    From Canal Boy to President

  • "The conviction of the unjustifiableness of this practice (slavery) has been _increasing_, and _greatly spreading of late_, and _many_ who have had slaves, have found themselves so unable to justify their own conduct in holding them in bondage, as to be induced to _set them at liberty_.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

  • In 1776, the celebrated Dr. Hopkins, then at the head of New England divines, published a pamphlet entitled, "An Address to the owners of negro slaves in the American colonies," from which the following is an extract: "The conviction of the unjustifiableness of this practice

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 1 of 4

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