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Definition of "self-justification" []

  • Justification of one's self. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "self-justification" in a sentence
  • "Then, suddenly, Bartiromo spun around and called out after him, in a tone that expressed something between self-justification and apology, “I know you have an impossible job!”"
  • "I am left thinking that Snyder's childish needs for self-justification and revenge are overpowering what should be mature judgments in his mid-40s about how a prominent, wealthy, powerful sports team owner should behave."
  • "Take a civil union and walk on ..... the fight remains to revolve about a word with religious definition, again this is all about self-justification of one's sexual preference .... ligtningbolt"