excusable

[ verb ik-skyooz; noun ik-skyoos ]SEE DEFINITION OF excusable
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And in this he was excusable, since it was impossible for him to understand it without ceasing to be himself.

Mame punctuates this monologue with a regular and excusable "My land!"

Fighting's a bad thing in general, but you are excusable, my lad, you are excusable.

When one has seen him, everything is excusable and everything is right.

It was excusable for her to slack a little on Monday after drudging all through the week.

They were so beautiful, and it was so excusable for them to be rich and gay and happy.

As early as was at all excusable, the following morning, he called on Euphra.

Even the selfishness is displayed on behalf of an object so exalted as to be excusable.

If this is selfishness, it is surely a refined sort, and excusable.

Dick was known to be an excellent player, and his annoyance was excusable.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French escusable, from Latin excusabilis, from excusare (see excuse (v.)). Related: Excusably.

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