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Definition of "vindication" []

  • The act of vindicating or condition of being vindicated. (noun)
  • The defense, such as evidence or argument, that serves to justify a claim or deed. (noun)
  • The act of vindicating or the condition of being vindicated (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A means of exoneration from an accusation (noun)
  • A fact, evidence, circumstance, etc, that serves to vindicate a theory or claim (noun)

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Use "vindication" in a sentence
  • "Israel is celebrating what it calls a vindication."
  • "A minute he ran the pages, found the passage he was after, nodded his head to himself in vindication, and replaced the book."
  • "How fortunate that his vindication is now so public and is saluted."