Justine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Justine, from Latin Iustina, name of early saints, feminine of Iustinus, derivative of Iustus, from iustus (just). The feminine equivalent of Justin.

Proper noun[edit]

Justine

  1. A female given name.
    • 1953 Austryn Wainhouse, Justine, or Good Conduct Well Chastised, Grove Press 1990, ISBN 0802132189, page 743 ( translation of 1788 Marquis de Sade, Justine )
      O you who have wept tears upon hearing of Virtue's miseries; you who have been moved to sympathy for the woe-ridden Justine; the while forgiving the perhaps too heavy brushstrokes we have found ourselves compelled to employ, may you at least extract from this story the same moral which determined Madame de Lorsange!
    • 1977 Colleen McCullough, The Thorn Birds, Gramercy Books 1998, ISBN 0517201658, page 377
      "What are you going to call your noisy daughter?" he asked as the door closed and they were alone.
      "Justine."
      "It's a very good name, but why did you choose it?"
      "I read it somewhere, and I liked it."

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Iustina, name of early saints, feminine of Iustinus, derivative of Iustus, from iustus (just). The feminine equivalent of Justin.

Proper noun[edit]

Justine f

  1. A female given name.

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