n. act of vindicating, or state of being vindicated; defense; evidence or statements that justify a claim or belief
It's so easy to criticize someone else's culture when there is no chance of vindication from the other party.
Sentence in Classic:
Miss Bart made this announcement in the tone of one who presents, with careless assurance, a complete vindication; but Mrs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Yet thus much I may be allowed to say in my own vindication, that I artfully eluded many of his questions, and gave to every point a more favourable turn, by many degrees, than the strictness of truth would allow.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Not that Marianne appeared to distrust the truth of any part of it, for she listened to it all with the most steady and submissive attention, made neither objection nor remark, attempted no vindication of Willoughby, and seemed to shew by her tears that she felt it to be impossible.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen Context
What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slavery, and a powerful vindication of human rights.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context