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1. apologetic

adjective. ['əˌpɑːləˈdʒɛtɪk'] offering or expressing apology.

Synonyms

  • justificative
  • self-deprecating
  • defensive
  • excusatory

Antonyms

  • inculpatory
  • unprotective
  • offensive

Etymology

  • apologétique (French)
  • ἀπολογητικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word apologetic


1. Adjective
When you do express yourself, it is often in an apologetic way that is disregarded by others.

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