Translation of self-justification in Spanish:


autojustificación, n.

Pronunciation /ˈˌsɛlf ˌdʒəstəfəˈkeɪʃən//sɛlfdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/


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    autojustificación feminine
    • Their real skills are in playing politics, going to meetings, wandering around giving orders, self-justification and backstabbing.
    • In their search for some kind of self-justification, for a sense of moral purpose, Western elites turned to the international arena.
    • The remainder is blighted by alternating self-flagellation, self-justification and unwarranted extrapolation.
    • It can be legitimate to write the brief after the concept has emerged, but there is danger of self-justification narrowing the vision.
    • He wrote a long and detailed account of Nelson's death, partly in self-justification, to say he did everything he could to save the country's number one hero.
    • This approach to self-justification is the practical equivalent of psychosis insofar as it is a refutation of empirical reality, a refutation of human reason and a denial of human history.
    • As a consequence, American journalism makes extravagant gestures of self-justification.
    • At once foggy and focused, the media lexicon of self-justification rolls on.
    • Do you mean that some coaches indulge in self-justification?
    • Unfortunately, the proposed code appears to be little more than another exercise in self-justification by the commission.
    • The role of Quentin, garrulously veering from self-pity to self-justification, is a difficult one.
    • Few sportsmen have ever been so consumed by preoccupations with image, publicity and puerile self-justification.
    • The group's self-justification became even more pronounced when we suggested that this was surprising given the level of talent of each member of the band.
    • The battle scenes are suitably bloodthirsty and chaotic, but they are balanced by scenes of self-justification and soul-searching.
    • The text is at once self-justification and foamy-mouthed invective against the world.
    • Fortunately for my peace of mind, which you might call self-justification, satisfied reactions to reviews vastly outnumber the rest.
    • With two complicit systems of self-justification and self-fulfilling incomprehension reinforcing the divide, is there any way forward?
    • Doubtless, such differences may be rooted in self-justification.
    • In these matters the scope for self-justification is vast.
    • Even if they wrote their thoughts down in their memoirs, you don't know if these were just self-serving lies made up as post facto self-justification for a place in history.