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exculpation meaning and definition

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Definition of exculpation (noun)

  1. a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
    • "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"
    • synonyms: alibi, excuse, self-justification
  2. the act of freeing from guilt or blame
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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