Definition of Excuse. Meaning of Excuse. Synonyms of Excuse

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Definition of Excuse

Excuse
Excuse Ex*cuse", n. [Cf. F. excuse. See Excuse, v. t.] 1. The act of excusing, apologizing, exculpating, pardoning, releasing, and the like; acquittal; release; absolution; justification; extenuation. Pleading so wisely in excuse of it. --Shak. 2. That which is offered as a reason for being excused; a plea offered in extenuation of a fault or irregular deportment; apology; as, an excuse for neglect of duty; excuses for delay of payment. Hence with denial vain and coy excuse. --Milton. 3. That which excuses; that which extenuates or justifies a fault. ``It hath the excuse of youth.' --Shak. If eyes were made for seeing. Then beauty is its own excuse for being. --Emerson. Syn: See Apology.

Meaning of Excuse from wikipedia

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- Justification and excuse are different defenses in a criminal case.: 513  Both defenses admit that the defendant committed an act proscribed by law.: 513 ...
- perception of an action's negative effects, to justify an action, or to excuse culpability: "At least [what occurred] is not as bad as [a worse outcome]...
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