} Extenuating: In a Sentence - Words in Sentences

Extenuating: In Sentences

Definition: causing something to appear less grave than it is

Part of Speech: Adjective

Synonym(s): softening, lessening

Antonym(s): intensifying, aggravating

Example Sentences:


1. Because of the extenuating circumstance of a mental defect, the defendant will be sent to a mental hospital and not to a prison.


2. What are the extenuating conditions that caused the honor roll student to fail all of her exams?


3. Before the judge makes a ruling, she will view the extenuating circumstances behind Harry’s self-defense claim.

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