Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: excusable
IPA transcription: [ɪkskj'uzəbəl]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: excusable, forgivable, venial
    Meaning: easily excused or forgiven; "a venial error"
  • Synonyms: excusable
    Meaning: capable of being overlooked
Usage examples
  • That the letter of the law, as much as the most flaming court sermon, inculcates passive obedience, is apparent; and though the spirit of a limited government seems to require, in extraordinary cases, some mitigation of so rigorous a doctrine, it must be confessed, that the presiding genius of the English constitution had rendered a mistake in this particular very natural and excusable.