Meaning of extenuation in English:


Pronunciation /ɪkstɛnjʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ɛkstɛnjʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

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mass noun
  • 1The action of lessening the seriousness of guilt or an offence.

    ‘no plea could be urged in extenuation of their crime’
    • ‘he's always ready with extenuations and disclaimers’
  • 2literary The process of making someone or something thin.

    • ‘his long wings beat slow, steady beats, as if accentuating the extenuation of the bird’