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APOLOGETIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does apologetic mean? 

APOLOGETIC (adjective)
  The adjective APOLOGETIC has 1 sense:

1. offering or expressing apology

  Familiarity information: APOLOGETIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APOLOGETIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Offering or expressing apology

Synonyms:

apologetic; excusatory

Context examples:

an apologetic note / an apologetic manner

Similar:

contrite (feeling regret for a fault or offence)

defensive; justificative; justificatory (attempting to justify or defend in speech or writing)

self-deprecating (conscious of your own shortcomings)

Antonym:

unapologetic (unwilling to make or express an apology)


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