An extenuating or being extenuated; esp., mitigation, as of the seriousness of a crime, offense, etc.
An explanation designed to avoid or alleviate guilt or negative judgment.
The definition of justification is something that proves, explains or supports.
Find another word for extenuating-circumstances. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for extenuating-circumstances, like: mitigating circumstances, uncontrollable situation, extenuation, palliation, excuse, justification and mitigation.