exculpatory definition

  • adjective:
    • Acting or maintaining exculpate.
    • excusing or clearing of every wrongdoing.
    • clearing of guilt or fault
    • Acting or maintaining exculpate.
    • excusing or clearing of every wrongdoing.
    • clearing of shame or blame
  • others:
    • Clearing, or looking after clear, from alleged fault or guilt; excusing.
    • Fitted or designed to clear from a charge of fault or shame; exonerating; excusing: as, exculpatory evidence.
    • Clearing, or tending to clear, from alleged fault or shame; excusing.
    • Fitted or meant to clear from a charge of fault or guilt; exonerating; excusing: as, exculpatory proof.

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