[self-val-i-dey-ting, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈvæl ɪˌdeɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/
requiring no external confirmation, sanction, or validation.
noun 1. the act of estimating or setting the value of something; appraisal. 2. an estimated value or worth. 3. the awareness or acknowledgment of the quality, nature, excellence, or the like of something: public valuation of the importance of education. noun 1. the act of valuing, esp a formal assessment of the worth of […]
verb (used with object), vindicated, vindicating. 1. to clear, as from an accusation, imputation, suspicion, or the like: to vindicate someone’s honor. 2. to afford justification for; justify: Subsequent events vindicated his policy. 3. to uphold or justify by argument or evidence: to vindicate a claim. 4. to assert, maintain, or defend (a right, cause, […]
noun 1. the act of vindicating. 2. the state of being vindicated. 3. defense; excuse; justification: Poverty was a vindication for his thievery. 4. something that vindicates: Subsequent events were her vindication. noun 1. the act of vindicating or the condition of being vindicated 2. a means of exoneration from an accusation 3. a fact, […]
noun 1. swift and intense force: the violence of a storm. 2. rough or injurious physical force, action, or treatment: to die by violence. 3. an unjust or unwarranted exertion of force or power, as against rights or laws: to take over a government by violence. 4. a violent act or proceeding. 5. rough or […]