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Synonyms for apologetic

Synonyms for apologetic

expressing or inclined to express an apology

a statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or policy

Synonyms for apologetic

offering or expressing apology



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Of interest here is the double universalism that shows itself immediately in the theological and philosophical premises in the cited apologetic works.
This book is a "primer, a very first book exploring the nature of Christian apologetics, which, simply defined, is a defense of the Christian faith," according to the author.
I think Lucy's question has more to do with apologetics than science, and that she noticed a particularly modern anxiety about rationality and physical evidence in religious tradition.
Security Council's Resolution 1233 deploring the (anonymous) "provocation carried out at Al-Haram Al-Sharif in Jerusalem on 28 September 2000" and condemning (also anonymous) "acts of violence, especially the excessive use of force against Palestinians," Albright immediately waxed apologetic.
It's a day I like to spend with Marilyn and the kids, maybe in the morning out on the fairway, and I know some like to criticize that but this is how I relax, and I don't intend to apologize, be apologetic of that.
Yet, Cohen and Geber are not the least bit apologetic about providing admittedly "non-objective" commentary and analysis of a sport they've passionately followed for more than four decades.
Wales team manager Alan Phillips said: "Andy knows he has misbehaved and is very apologetic but he also knows he must take responsibility for his own actions.
When scallops were requested, there was also an apologetic reason for their unavailability.
If UNESCO [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization] is attacked on the grounds that it is helping to prepare the world's people for world government, then it is an error to burst forth with apologetic statements and denials.
Chapter 2 burrows into Eusebius's other writings, both those that concentrated on apologetics-polemics and those that had other central purposes but still have apologetic themes.
Everyone makes mistakes; the mark of a good company is how quickly they put them right, and ntl were prompt, efficient and, most important, very apologetic.
The commentary is reverential but not apologetic and recognizes that some issues like slavery or the command to kill the Canaanites must be reinterpreted by later generations in light of principles of equity and justice that are central to the Torah.
Michael finds himself laundering money, becoming an accessory to murder and having to pass himself off as the infamous Mickey Blue Eyes - a comic treat as the polite, apologetic Englishman has to pass himself off as a streetwise Mafia hoodlum.
Towards the parvis it metamorphoses into a protective entrance canopy and ultimately collides with a scaled down and slightly apologetic looking folly.