Definition for apology

noun as in offering of remorse, regret

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Example Sentences

During the game, and despite apologies, Brennaman, who happens to be a past donor to the Republican Party and candidates, was suspended and banished from the broadcast booth.

The notices appeared a day after Robinhood issued an apology on Twitter to customers who had experienced delays in placing their orders.

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These can range from timely repayment of debts and abiding by laws, to spreading rumors, donating blood, and making “insincere” apologies.

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The company responded with a blog post describing new policies it plans to enact, followed by an apology posted to Instagram yesterday.

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I am happy to see this apology and look forward to seeing their demonstrated effort to make amends.

I remember H. Jon Benjamin told me it was a way-too-late apology for Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?

What he has said publicly is an apology for colonialism, something we are not guilty of in Cuba.

As reparation, the court ordered $563 to be paid out to Yang and required the clinic to post an apology on its website.

This is not a woman who wants pity, nor does she want money, or even an apology from Cosby.

Urbanity ushers in water that needs no apology, and gives a zest to the worst vintage.

“My sister is passionately fond of children,” said the elder lady, in smiling apology.

But Grandfather Mole told him to be gone, and to take the apology away with him.

She looked up at his word of apology, and they stood face to face—himself and Miss Ashton!

"You may speak freely before this gentleman," observed Mr. Carr, as if in apology for a third being present.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apology, such as: acknowledgment, admission, amends, atonement, concession, and confession.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.