Definition of Exculpatory

1. Adjective. Clearing of guilt or blame.




Definition of Exculpatory

1. Adjective. excusing or clearing of any wrongdoing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exculpatory

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Exculpatory

excrudescences
excrutiate
excsc
excubant
excubation
excubitoria
excubitorium
excudit
exculpable
exculpate
exculpated
exculpates
exculpating
exculpation
exculpations
exculpatory (current term)
excur
excurrent
excurse
excursed
excurses
excursing
excursion
excursion rate
excursion steamer
excursionist
excursionists
excursions
excursive
excursively

Literary usage of Exculpatory

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

1. An Introduction to the History of the Revolt of the American Colonies: Being by George Chalmers (1845)
"MASSACHUSETTS. — Unwelcome Information of the Restoration. — Complaints against the Colony. — exculpatory Address to the Kins. ..."

2. The Law and Practice of Election Petitions: With an a Appendix Containing by Henry Hardcastle (1874)
"... and entitled to give any evidence of a recriminatory exculpatory nature while, ... to go into any evidence of an exculpatory character.2 informers. ..."

3. An Account of the Trial of William Brodie and George Smith, Before the High by William Brodie, William Creech, George Smith, Scotland High Court of Justiciary (1788)
"... his defence on a fimple denial of the charge, having no exculpatory proof to offer. F* The Lords then pronounced the ..."

4. Not Paul, But Jesus by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"... the Purpose of the exculpatory Oath commenced by him in the Temple. SECTION 1. GENERAL PROOF OF THE PERJURY FROM THE ACTS. WE have seen the indignation ..."

5. An Essay on the Principles of Circumstantial Evidence by William Wills (1862)
"CHAPTER V. exculpatory PRESUMPTIONS AND CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE. THE law of England recognizes several presumptions, juris et de jure, which create entire ..."

6. A Treatise on the Nature, Principles and Rules of Circumstancial Evidence by Alexander Mansfield Burrill (1868)
"exculpatory facts of this class may be made to appear, ... I. exculpatory Facts, going to show the insufficiency of the criminative evidence adduced. ..."

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