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excusatory (adj.)

"making excuse; containing an excuse or apology, apologetical," mid-15c., from Old French excusatoire, from Medieval Latin excusatorius, from Latin excusare "excuse, make an excuse for" (see excuse (v.)).

updated on May 03, 2020

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Definitions of excusatory from WordNet

excusatory (adj.)
offering or expressing apology;
Synonyms: apologetic
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