Ironically, the same psychological crutch of self-justification can then help in these situations.
They got that, but they got it colored by a distancing, third-person narrative and bouts of self-justification.
When the person himself doth, by his self-justification, force me to it.
He may think it unwise to be detailed in self-justification.
A wordy prayer may afford a quiet sense of self-justification, though it makes the sinner a hypocrite.
He was cut to the quick, yet a phantom of self-justification was up in arms.
But possibly you urge, in self-justification, Others will manufacture spirit, if I do not.
"You are a good many pennies the better," said he in self-justification.
The prophet anticipates a possible attempt at self-justification; just as in ver.
"I'm a good destructive critic," I said in self-justification.