Definition of excusable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsjuːzəb(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /ɛkˈsjuːzəb(ə)l/


Able to be justified or forgiven; forgivable: the error is excusable
More example sentences
  • That does not make evil excusable or justifiable.
  • Not excusable, but understandable considering the reputation the Liverpool fans had acquired.
  • Diversions from your normal routine are excusable only if they rarely occur, provided they make you work harder.



Pronunciation: /ɪkˈskjuːzəbli/
Pronunciation: /ɛkˈskjuːzəbli/
Example sentences
  • More excusably, Albert Costa, the surprise French Open champion, will not be venturing to Blighty - the Spaniard is on his honeymoon.
  • I hadn't noticed them the first day, but was probably excusably tired from my flight.
  • I was excusably reluctant to place myself within reach of a cutthroat.

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