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Jehovah Tweet Definition of Jehovah Like Definition of Jehovah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (context, religion)The personal name of God in the Hebrew Scriptures; in Hebrew, י"ו" (YHVH)
Jehovah's Witnesses Tweet Definition of Jehovah Like Definition of Jehovah
noun
  1. A monotheistic and nontrinitarian Restoration Christian denomination founded by Charles Taze Russell in 1879 as a small Bible study group. Originally known as International Bible Students or Bible Students.
  2. (plural of, Jehovah's Witness)
Jesuit Tweet Definition of Jesuit Like Definition of Jesuit on Facebook
noun
  1. (religion) a member of the Society of Jesus
  2. a crafty or disingenuous person
the Jesuits
  1. the Society of Jesus
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of this society or its members
Jesus Christ Tweet Definition of Jesus Christ Like Definition of Jesus Christ on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A name for Jesus of Nazareth, a Torah-observant Jewish man whom Christians believe to be the Messiah, or Christ.
Joan Tweet Definition of Joan Like Definition of Joan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, female, ), a medieval feminine form of John via Latin Johanna.
jubilate Tweet Definition of jubilate Like Definition of jubilate on Facebook
verbto jubilate (jubilates, jubilating, jubilated)
  1. to show elation or triumph; to rejoice
judgment Tweet Definition of judgment Like Definition of judgment on Facebook
noun
  1. The act of judge, judging.
  2. The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely; as, a man of judgment; a politician without judgment.
He shall judge thy people with righteousness and thy poor with . –Psalms 72:2 (w:King James Version of the Bible, King James Version).
Hermia. I would my father look'd but with my eyes. Theseus. Rather your eyes must with his look. –Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, I-i
  1. The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.
She in my was as fair as you. - Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, IV-iv
  1. The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.
In judgments between rich and poor, consider not what the poor man needs, but what is his own. –w:Jeremy Taylor, Jer. Taylor.
Most heartily I do beseech the court To give the . –Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, IV-i
  1. (theology) The final award; the last sentence.
justification Tweet Definition of justification Like Definition of justification on Facebook
noun
  1. Moral excuse used to explain.
  2. In word processing, the way that text is aligned to the left margin (left justification), the right margin (right justification), or both margins (full justification).
justify Tweet Definition of justify Like Definition of justify on Facebook
verb (justifies, justifying, justified, justified)
  1. To provide an acceptable explanation.
How can you spending so much money on clothes?
Paying too much for car insurance is not justified.
  1. To give a good, acceptable reason for something.
Nothing can your rude behaviour last night.
  1. To arrange lines on a page or computer screen in such a way that both edges of writing are straight.
The text will look better justified.

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