- 1Having, done for, or marked by a good or legitimate reason: the doctors were justified in treating herMore example sentences
- We are being forced to leave our forests not for well founded or justified reasons, but because of habit.
- But is she really justified in pronouncing the mystery solved?
- Preemptive attacks are generally regarded as justified in self-defense.
- 2 Theology Declared or made righteous in the sight of God.More example sentences
- He saw the theological elaborations of his country as a justified, elected, and righteous empire to be a form of blasphemy.
- Hampson sees in these differing understanding of the justified self the expression of two structures of thought and faith which are reverse images of each other.
- We distinguish them because we jealously guard the glory of Christ, but we never divide them because the inevitable fruit of a justified life is a sanctified life.
- 3 Printing Having been adjusted so that the print fills a space evenly or forms a straight line at one or both margins: [in combination]: the text is left-justifiedMore example sentences
- The print blocks, with their justified margins, look like squares and are placed in the upper part of their respective pages.
- And here is a GIF image of a typeset version with justified lines, as the author wishes it to be seen.
- Other student-poets cleaved to the justified left margin; still others wrote in paragraphs.
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