from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Possible to vindicate: a vindicable claim; vindicable objections.

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  • adj. able to be vindicated; justifiable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being vindicated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • That may be vindicated, justified, or supported; justifiable.


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From Medieval Latin vindicābilis.


  • An abridgement of the natural freedom of men, by the institutions of political societies, is vindicable only on this foot.

    The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10)

  • The elimination of the indefensible, the setting aside of the legendary, the transference of the supposedly miraculous to the order of natural powers and processes so far as vindicable ground for such critical treatment is discovered, is the only way to answer the first of all questions concerning the

    Miracles and Supernatural Religion

  • The extreme pains taken to reconcile the unfortunate beings to their lot; the assiduity of the clergy to make up, by the assurance of divine mercy, the inexorable fate which awaited them; proved that these awful slaughters were onerous to the colonial conscience, and vindicable only as the last resort of the last necessity.

    The History of Tasmania , Volume II


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