Extenuate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Extenuate

to cause a wrong act to be judged less because of circumstances

Examples of Extenuate in a sentence

The woman’s troubled childhood wasn’t enough to extenuate or excuse her of killing her husband.  🔊

Because the court chooses to extenuate the man’s crimes, it appears as if he will never have to pay for his wrongdoing.  🔊

Thelma tries to extenuate her husband’s cheating and make it seem as if his affairs are no big deal.  🔊

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