Related formsnon·ex·cul·pa·to·ry, adjective
Can be confusedexculpatory inculpatory
Examples from the Web for exculpatory
By the way, more has happened this week on the exculpatory front.
Understanding the neurophysiology of the brain, therefore, would seem to be as exculpatory as finding a tumor in it.Is Free Will an Illusion? Sam Harris on His New Book|Sam Harris|March 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
None of that evidence is dispositive--but it is certainly not exculpatory either.
But the justice done to Edgar she gloried in, as an apology for her feelings, and exculpatory of her weakness.Camilla|Fanny Burney
As for her refusal to listen to the rest of his story, the important part, the exculpatory part—it was monstrously unjust.The Price of Love|Arnold Bennett
The situation was well beyond speech, any exculpatory speech of Ballard's, but there was still an opportunity for deeds.The King of Arcadia|Francis Lynde
The outcry against Guarini on this occasion was so great that he found himself obliged to put forth an exculpatory statement.
Reflections, indignant or exculpatory, on the conduct of the French in this Business are useless to Friedrich, and to us.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle