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Synonyms for justified
jus·ti·fied

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  1. justifiedadjective

    Antonyms:
    unjustified

  2. justifiedadjective

    The act was fully justified.

    Antonyms:
    unjustified

Princeton's WordNet

  1. justifiedadjective

    having words so spaced that lines have straight even margins

    Antonyms:
    uneven

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How to use justified in a sentence?

  1. Rod Rosenstein:

    The authority that I would give to a special counsel would be whatever authority is appropriate to make sure that he or she had the full range of authority to conduct the appropriate investigation that's required and justified by the facts and the law, just like we do in all other cases within the department.

  2. John Hannah:

    Instead of reading Erdogan the riot act in a last-ditch effort to warn him off the S-400 deal, The President accepted hook, line and sinker Erdogan's ridiculous claim that it was all President Obama's fault, and that Turkey was somehow justified in alienating NATO and cozying up to( Russian President Vladimir) Putin.

  3. Lynn Neils:

    It is high, but the prosecutors obviously felt there were extenuating circumstances that justified the enhancements.

  4. Scott Morrison:

    It is utterly outrageous and cannot be justified on any basis, the Chinese government should be utterly ashamed of this post. It diminishes them in the world’s eyes.

  5. Debra Johnson:

    It appeared that he punched the subject because he had a weapon in his hand at the time, is that force justified?


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