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Meaning of VINDICATORY

Pronunciation:  'vindi`keyturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  providing justification
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"
 

VINDICATORY is a 11 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: avenging, exculpatory, justificative, justificatory, reciprocal, retributive, retributory
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vin"di*ca*to*ry\, a.
1. Tending or serving to vindicate or justify; justificatory;
   vindicative.

2. Inflicting punishment; avenging; punitory.

         The afflictions of Job were no vindicatory
         punishments to take vengeance of his sins. --Abp.
                                               Bramhall.

 

 

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