excusatory

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ex·cus·a·to·ry

 (ĭk-skyo͞o′zə-tôr′ē)
adj.
Tending or serving to excuse.

excusatory

(ɪkˈskjuːzətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
tending to or intended to excuse; apologetic

ex•cus•a•to•ry

(ɪkˈskyu zəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
serving or intended to excuse.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.excusatory - offering or expressing apologyexcusatory - offering or expressing apology; "an apologetic note"; "an apologetic manner"