Origin of vindication
Related formsnon·vin·di·ca·tion, nounre·vin·di·ca·tion, nounself-vin·di·ca·tion, noun
Examples from the Web for vindication
I personally took that as a vindication of the care I had taken in making sure I had solid, independent sourcing.A Full-Length Bill Cosby Portrait: From Track Star to Ugly Sweaters|Scott Porch|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The result is not only vindication, but also the self-serving sense that only you can save the republic.A Brief History of Wingnuts in America; From George Washington to Woodstock|John Avlon|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His mother was beaming and seemed to take the acquittal as a vindication.
A verdict that could have provided accountability, vindication, and healing did not happen.The Only Non-White Juror in the George Zimmerman Trial|Lisa Bloom|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bill Clinton never had the chance to seek this vindication at the polls.
"I did it too late," he said, emphasizing the point which served for Jewdwine's vindication.The Divine Fire|May Sinclair
Much, very much is to be said in vindication of your favouring in the first instance their political projects.Considerations on Religion and Public Education|Hannah More
And yet the vindication of which he had dreamed then, a vindication of his physical courage, had not come.Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour
Vindication is a triumphant defense of character and conduct against charges of error or wrong.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
The direct argument in vindication of the system of domestic slavery, upon its own merits, is reserved for the next lecture.Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery|William A. Smith