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Synonyms for apologetic
əˌpɒl əˈdʒɛt ɪkapolo·get·ic

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  1. apologeticadjective

    Having the character of apology; regretfully excusing

    His tone was apologetic as he explained what had happened.

    Synonyms:
    remorseful, regretful, sorry

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  1. apologetic, excusatoryadjective

    offering or expressing apology

    "an apologetic note"; "an apologetic manner"

    Synonyms:
    excusatory

    Antonyms:
    unapologetic

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  1. List of paraphrases for "apologetic":

    contrite, repentant

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#2263sorry
#57036apologetic
#99295repentant
#105034contrite
#126324remorseful
#134051regretful

How to use apologetic in a sentence?

  1. Robert Stivers:

    It hurts me to think that the things that have been done in this administration will be overshadowed by a statement that is not defensible, if anyone asked me for my advice, I would say they should come out and make a statement, either clarifying it or being apologetic and getting the statement behind them.

  2. Janel Anderson:

    It's a benefit that is due to Vicki Salemi as part of Vicki Salemi compensation package — don't feel apologetic about taking it.

  3. Warren Stewart Jr.:

    Her response was very well scripted, but it was not taking responsibility ; it was not apologetic.

  4. Andrew Yang:

    She sounded apologetic. She told me that the deal was made above her head, that she was taken out of the negotiations because she was pushing for jail time, she sounded like she wasn't in favor of that outcome, but she tried to be positive and sell it to me as well. At least he's off the streets, he's not practicing anymore, he won't be able to do this anymore to anyone else.

  5. Peter Dameris:

    He is deeply apologetic.


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