Synonym of excusing

Alternative for excusing

excuses, excused, excusing

Synonym: absolve, alibi, forgive, pardon, reason,

Antonym: blame,


Present participle for to relieve of an imputation by apology or defense


Kind or lenient, often to excess
soft lenient tolerant forgiving indulgent compassionate overindulgent clement liberal permissive lax charitable benign benignant condoning easy easygoing gentle kind merciful light mild mollycoddling obliging pampering softhearted pardoning spoiling sympathetic tender generous forbearing gracious undemanding allowing complaisant compliant permitting yielding easy-going tender-hearted weak boneless soft-hearted spineless magnanimous kind-hearted benevolent humane moderate humoring temperate humouring accommodating sparing acquiescent cooperative flexible pliant agreeable docile pitying kindly deceivable patient loving favoring good-natured assuasive letting amiable soft-shell emollient assuaging dupable broad-minded open-minded long-suffering gullible biddable submissive susceptible deludable amenable trusting fleeceable naive tractable unoppressive unburdensome unsuspicious favouring understanding catholic unprejudiced live with being big going easy on fair unbigoted unbiased stoic stoical uncomplaining easy-oasy latitudinarian big advanced broad accepting sophisticated receptive kindhearted radical wide progressive free and easy easy with easy on considerate thoughtful beneficent humanitarian friendly affable genial caring free pleasant unselfish good helpful altruistic mellow cordial amicable calm warm-hearted nice enlightened warm congenial giving casual good-hearted warmhearted big-hearted reasonable responsive bighearted polite loose munificent good-humored good-humoured sociable tenderhearted open philanthropic high-minded decent relaxed greathearted just even-tempered great-hearted well-disposed hospitable nonjudgmental empathetic bounteous unconventional good-tempered serene large-hearted unflappable approachable nonchalant bountiful resigned goodhearted unstinting neighbourly all heart carefree rational libertarian sweet noble neighborly feeling laid-back selfless unorthodox lavish happy-go-lucky affectionate cheerful philanthropical empathic imperturbable unruffled sensitive cool insouciant honourable lofty composed honest honorable unexcitable placid civil restrained collected unsparing informal peaceful courteous willing longanimous favourable tranquil favorable well meaning humble civilized openhanded freehanded likeable self-possessed lovable left blithe deferential likable supportive freethinking open-handed self-sacrificing delightful engaging civilised natural chilled equable human impartial accessible chivalrous well-mannered dispassionate unconcerned uncritical urbane nonconventional nontraditional bleeding-heart nonorthodox lovely happy unhurried self-controlled ungrudging easy-peasy personable modest breezy eleemosynary uninhibited manageable commiserative avant-garde intelligent interested receiving offhand unassuming excellent soft-touch reformist peaceable laissez-faire respectful down-to-earth mild-mannered general righteous well disposed ethical moral devil-may-care motherly fatherly maternal unrestricted hands-off non-restrictive gallant approving unworried free-thinking unprescriptive public-spirited well intentioned non-discriminatory enduring untroubled anti-discrimination live-and-let-live compromising profuse quiet unreserved self-restrained unceremonious together conciliatory unconstrained impassive sober undogmatic sensible leisurely detached mannerly fond prodigal outgoing philosophical unperturbed refined non-partisan cultivated equitable unemotional gregarious meek doting philosophic phlegmatic with the patience of Job charming passive freehearted fulsome moralistic openhearted do-good balanced decorous acceptable jovial free-handed orderly non-judgemental nonplussed familiar solicitous measured sympathizing upright well mannered concerned ruthful low-pressure perceptive sympathising comforting virtuous unpresumptuous prepossessing winsome principled respectable upstanding self-effacing angelic benefic condoling careful lordly sweet-natured commiserating fatherlike dutiful cool, calm and collected lazy elevated great humanistic sweet-tempered bleeding heart at ease regardful high princely heart in right place harmless unjudgemental independent nonconformist individualistic liberalistic placable vulnerable almsgiving generous to a fault willing to forgive hearty understandable liberal-minded wonderful appreciative obedient pitiful comradely unrestrained immaculate cosmopolitan unshockable confidential swell ingratiating expansive close logical sentimental heroic conscientious valiant goodish untaxing accommodative cosseting gratifying proper intimate wholesome cheery consoling fatalistic realistic softie marshmallow abundant ample diplomatic unaffected forward-thinking encouraging social-minded holy pharisaical goody-goody angelical esteemed creditable respected inoffensive spotless unerring appealing poised outgiving indolent complacent hang-loose soft touch propitious unoffensive brotherly tactful attentive pleasing practical sedate liberated piteous soft-shelled overpermissive amical chirpy taking captivating winning enchanting having heart in right place ready wise profound deep deep-thinking learned comprehending reassuring bonhomous simple harmonious free thinking mushy companionable as nice as pie simpatico barley-sugar seemly pacific non-hostile unfussy open-hearted loving and giving old softie well-intentioned pietistical pristine unflawed unmarred chaste graceful pietistic unflustered progressivist persuadable plentiful full persistent persevering unofficial revolutionary favourably disposed perky willing to please going along with convincible nonresistant adaptable pliable right-on versatile equanimous untiring mild-tempered inexcitable well behaved mindful well brought up well-brought-up unpretentious convivial social laid back hassle-free plenteous willingly given handsome unstinted able to live with obsequious assenting assentive unfazed revisionist fortitudinous virginal untouched unblamable redeemable redeeming prayerful lowly noninterventionist reforming malleable worthy cultured understated downbeat shy demure objective living with politically correct neutral willing to compromise easily persuaded reputable level-headed reverent retiring disinterested low-key chilled out uncorrupted redoubtable illustrious going easy with polished left of center left-wing diffident timid lamblike outstanding brave courtly controlled stand-up extraordinary remarkable meritorious noble-minded anti-corruption educated unobtrusive unambitious well-meaning steady couth ladylike gentlemanly pabulum Milquetoast nothing wishy-washy zero cowed plain subdued fearful even accomplished genteel observant acceptant acceptive even-handed slack regular developed well-behaved good mannered careless judicious abstinent disciplined fair-minded non-aligned prejudice-free neglectful negligent elegant reserved considered conservative cautious remiss slapdash slipshod not excessive unmindful not given to excesses sloppy heedless inattentive vague disregardful derelict neglecting indefinite inaccurate irresponsible flabby over-tolerant flaccid nonspecific shapeless inexact imprecise delinquent floppy forgetful paying no mind regardless asleep on job behindhand any way indifferent limp oblivious


Leaving out
exception barring concession debarment disallowment excepting exclusion expulsion noninclusion omission rejection repudiation reservation passing over elimination cut prohibition preclusion leaving out deletion excision erasure absence non-inclusion ban removal embargo expunction bar debarring veto refusal ignoring nonjoinder disregardance excluding cutting out withholding proscription banning ostracism disqualification boycott interdict disbarring banishment keeping out nonadmission forbiddance relegation blackball foreclosure separation blockade discharge segregation prevention coventry prohibiting dismissal occlusion ousting interdiction marginalization excommunication eviction sanction missing out marginalisation interdicting lockout ejection snubbing disentitlement shunning discard withdrawal unfitness ineligibility exile dropping sending to Coventry taking away spurning avoidance blackballing blacklisting isolation cold-shouldering injunction disallowance don't no-no restriction obstruction constraint negation taboo temperance off limits out of bounds ruling out unsuitability invalidity disbarment deportation subjugation alienation attainder outlawry expatriation displacement excretion eradication purification destruction riddance evacuation extermination forbidding outlawing expiation weeding out vetoing embargoing disallowing enjoining proscribing desertion rebuff abandonment forsaking tabooing ostracizing snub disenfranchisement making illegal inhibition incapacity shutting out brush-off purgation ostracising cutting dead incompetence awkwardness ineptitude incompetency lack clumsiness disenablement incapacitation excommunicating suspension disfellowshipment ejecting disfellowshipping damnation unproficiency disablement moratorium a kick in the teeth renunciation restraining order throwing out disfellowship ostracization boycotting cold shoulder


A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
defense defence excuse justification extenuation rationalisation rationalization reason vindication advocacy apology argument endorsement explication support whitewash alibi copout exculpation exoneration explanation palliation plea answer apologia approval case explaining mitigation promotion response apologetics apologising apologizing cleanup declaration jive retort return story testimony song and dance fish story pretext grounds rationale basis cause assertion account reasoning claim statement cop-out contention why and wherefore motive warrant accounting rebuttal cover thesis counterstatement mitigating circumstances counterclaim replication ratification evidence reply affirmation expedient premise foundation motivation assurance refutation allegation line cover story proof occasion rebutter surrejoinder confutation logic surrebutter acquittal counterattack authority polemic appeal validation revenge exposition proclamation postulation counteraccusation counterargument countercharge wherefore absolution profession expostulation rejoinder pretence reasons avowal evasion front pleading coverup routine disguise subterfuge fabrication pretense line of reasoning cover-up get-out ostensible reason confirmation counter substantiation call provocation comeback apologism apologetic compurgation meaning argumentation licence sense issue questioning action suit right out sanction authorization confession demonstration dialectic base footing dossier data authorisation fish tale the why and wherefore brief presumption supporting evidence stall defending evidence extenuating circumstances go-ahead discharge clearing pardon dismissal summary of the facts petition presentation airtight case whitewashing palliative expounding just cause whatfor amnesty exculpating disproof negation invalidation raison d'être counter-statement disconfirmation countering contradiction disproving clearance whole idea disproval denial insistence goal purpose pronouncement intention aim asseveration protestation attestation incentive impetus objective ground point inducement submission maintenance end target design announcement averment opinion avouchment counter-argument object antecedent causation causality subject why predication swearing stressing positive statement stamp of approval asservation okay report say so mouthful two cents' worth instigation source genesis origin driver underpinning inspiration causal agent driving force whys and wherefores principal element chief ingredient hypothesis supposition proposition theory assumption thought postulate surmise presupposition belief deduction idea thinking speculation conjecture principle syllogism factor concept philosophy ratiocination datum reckoning rationality premiss posit remonstrance process of reasoning chain of reasoning analysis theorem interpretation given hypothetical if intellection cerebration cogitation view whyfor guess notion proposal calculation dialectics wisdom mentation hunch suspicion apriorism rationalising rationalizing syllogization logical basis thought process position line of thought supposal stab train of thought logical thought backup groundwork connection bedrock model system elaboration structure prologism feeling sake good sense school of thought deductive reasoning thoughts judgement theme topic understanding presentiment outlook impression judgment deposition auditing sour grapes guesswork provision text matter the big idea the whole idea contestation sentiment accountancy calculating bookkeeping computing book-keeping superstructure representation complaint protest line of argument preconception prediction accepting acceptance expectation shot assuming fancy inference prejudgement preconceived notion theorization preconceived idea shot in the dark sneaking suspicion balancing the books

Antonym of excusing

excusing Idiom, Proverb

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