excusable

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Excusable \Ex*cus"a*ble\a. [L. excusabilis: cf. F. excusable. See {Excuse}.] That may be excused, forgiven, justified, or acquitted of blame; pardonable; as, the man is excusable; an excusable action. -- {Ex*cus"a*ble*ness}, noun -- {Ex*cus"a*bly}, adverb

The excusableness of my dissatisfaction. --Boyle.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

excusable

adjective

1: capable of being overlooked [ant: {inexcusable}]

2: easily excused or forgiven; "a venial error" [syn: {excusable}, {forgivable}, {venial}]


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