apologetic

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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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References in classic literature ?
You see," he continued apologetically, "it would make me seem so old to be their real father.
That is what she says," he explained, apologetically.
Me Charley," the man muttered apologetically and wearily.
I suppose I was very awkward," said Anne apologetically, "but then, you see, I'd never had any practice.
I didn't know it wasn't proper to mention children," he muttered apologetically.
This came in the morning post," he ventured apologetically and with the hint of a titter.
There's never been a wedding in this house," she said, half apologetically, to Mrs.
It worries her, too, 'cause she can't seem ter be glad--maybe you don't know about her game, though," broke off Nancy, apologetically.
He led the way into Sir Pitt's "Library," as it was called, the fumes of tobacco growing stronger as Pitt and Lady Jane approached that apartment, "Sir Pitt ain't very well," Horrocks remarked apologetically and hinted that his master was afflicted with lumbago.
Oh, I know nothing about it; I only said what I should like," he said apologetically.
I won't be able to give you a wedding present," her brother ventured apologetically.
I haven't," he said apologetically, "the least right to be here.
Here the footman whose feelings had been hurt on the former occasion, appeared, and crossing to Rokesmith apologetically announced the objectionable Sloppy.
That's the only money I've got," she said apologetically.
My hair was quite long till yesterday, when I cut it off; but I dare say it will grow again very soon," she added apologetically, thinking it probable the gypsies had a strong prejudice in favor of long hair.