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 Meanings and Examples of JUSTIFICATION
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 n.  good or just reason; condition or fact of being justified
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  Better quarters could have been found him, but Marshal Davout was one of those men who purposely put themselves in most depressing conditions to have a justification for being gloomy.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER V
2  He boldly took the whole responsibility for what happened, and his darkened mind found justification in the belief that among the hundreds of thousands who perished there were fewer Frenchmen than Hessians and Bavarians.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXVIII
3  One need only admit that public tranquillity is in danger and any action finds a justification.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXIV
4  The strength of the justification of the man who stands at the head of the movement grows with the increased size of the group.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER III
5  And corresponding to the event its justification appears in people's belief that this was necessary for the welfare of France, for liberty, and for equality.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
6  People ceased to kill one another, and this event was accompanied by its justification in the necessity for a centralization of power, resistance to Europe, and so on.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
7  Without such justification there would be no reply to the simplest question that presents itself when examining each historical event.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
8  Upon a nature long accustomed to self-suppression, thus torn and divided, the Harthouse philosophy came as a relief and justification.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
9  The profession, either navy or army, is its own justification.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
10  Such a perfect, delicate, and necessary finish did the figure give to the dark pile of hills that it seemed to be the only obvious justification of their outline.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
11  A forced limitation of effort offered a justification of homely courses to an unambitious man, whose conscience would hardly have allowed him to remain in such obscurity while his powers were unimpeded.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 2 He Is Set upon by Adversities but He Sings a Song
12  And the institution of the family, and the emotions that arise therein, the fierce jealousy, the tenderness for offspring, parental self-devotion, all found their justification and support in the imminent dangers of the young.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In IV
13  And now, as he turned away, strolling down the hill toward the station, that anxiety remained with him as the visible justification of his own.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
14  Its justification was in its service as a market-town for farmers.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
15  But the time of his justification has now come.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
Example Sentence:
1  If such justification is not enough under international law, please explain why you think it is not.
2  This is the political justification that now overrides the old cry - that any action without the permission of a member state would be interference in its internal affairs.
3  In justification of his conduct, he pleaded that he was merely obeying orders.
4  You have every justification for feeling angry.