justification etymology

English word justification comes from Middle French justification

Detailed word origin of justification

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
justification Middle French (frm)
justification English (eng) (typography) The alignment of text to the left margin (left justification), the right margin (right justification), or both margins (full justification).. A reason, explanation, or excuse which provides convincing, morally acceptable support for behavior or for a belief or occurrence.