Definition of Excusableness

1. [n -ES]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Excusableness

excurses
excursing
excursion
excursion rate
excursion steamer
excursionist
excursionists
excursions
excursive
excursively
excursiveness
excursivenesses
excursus
excursuses
excusable
excusableness
excusablenesses
excusably
excusal
excusals
excusation
excusations
excusator
excusators
excusatory
excuse
excuse me
excuse my French
excused
excuseless

Literary usage of Excusableness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1830)
"Those who excuse the actors of such enormities on the plea of ignorance, of established custom, and the like, have improperly argued from this excusableness ..."

2. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"... deeply and unconsciously convinced of the weakness of human nature, the flaws of its heroism and the excusableness of its apparent villainy. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... (eks-kur'-siv-nes') n. ». The habit of passing beyond usual bounds. Excusableness, (eks-ku'-za-bl-nes) nt ..."

4. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"... and free them from all Fault or Blame; hence our ideas of excusableness or faultless- nest, is tied to these terms and phrases by a strong habit, ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1844)
"And if it made no difference whether the impossibility were natural and against the Will, or moral, lying in the Will, with regard to excusableness ; so ..."

6. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1829)
"... and free them from all Fault or Blame; hence our ideas of excusableness or faultless- ness is tied to these terms and phrases by a strong habit, ..."

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