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apologetic

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  • adjexpressing remorse, regret
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Synonyms for apologetic

adj expressing remorse, regret
  • conciliatory
  • contrite
  • regretful
  • remorseful
  • repentant
  • sorry
  • atoning
  • attritional
  • compunctious
  • expiatory
  • explanatory
  • on one's knees
  • penitent
  • penitential
  • propitiatory
  • rueful
  • self-effacing
  • self-incriminating
  • supplicating

Antonyms for apologetic

  • happy
  • unrepentant
  • defiant
  • defying
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More words related to apologetic

apologia

noun. justification
  • apologetic
  • apologetics
  • apology
  • defense
  • excuse
  • explanation
  • pretext

ashamed

adjective. regretting, remorseful
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