Here are tropes which deal with characters making all kinds of excuses or justifications for doing certain things or avoiding situations.

!!Tropes:
* AgainstMyReligion
* AppealToInherentNature
* BadMoodAsAnExcuse
* BecauseISaidSo
* ClassifiedInformation
* DisabilityAsAnExcuseForJerkassery
* ADogAteMyHomework
* ExcuseBoomerang
* FakeStatic
* FreudianExcuse
* GasLeakCoverup
* GiveMeAReason
* GoingToTheStore
* HoldingItForAFriend
* HurricaneOfExcuses
* IAmBigBoned
* IDidWhatIHadToDo
* IHaveNoIdeaWhatImDoing
* IHaveToWashMyHair
* ImAManICantHelpIt
* INeedToGoIronMyDog
* ItsWhatIDo
* IWasJustPassingThrough
* IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney
* JerkJustifications
* JustFollowingOrders
* LameExcuse
* NotEvenBotheringWithAnExcuse
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou
* PlayingSick
* PrecedentExcuse
* PretextForWar
* RationalizingTheOverkill
* RelativelyFlimsyExcuse
* ScrewPolitenessImASenior
* WildCardExcuse
* WouldRatherSuffer
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