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Synonyms for apologize

say sorry

Synonyms

  • say sorry
  • express regret
  • ask forgiveness
  • make an apology
  • beg pardon
  • say you are sorry

Synonyms for apologize

to support against arguments, attack, or criticism

Synonyms for apologize

acknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing

Synonyms

defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

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82) The danger of unfair prejudice is significant because the inference on the jury's part that the apologizer has done so because he or she is liable for the harm alleged is not unreasonable.
Such demonstrations of empathy "increase the victim's trust in the apologizer.
The current findings simply shed light on why sometimes an apology is not immediately met with the gratitude and relief that the apologizer might have expected.
In fearlessly pushing away all excuses, the apologizer retains undiluted responsibility.
Possession of Appropriate Standing: The categorical apologizer will possess the requisite standing to accept blame for the wrongdoing.
introduced against the apologizer in a subsequent legal proceeding may
For someone who is such a resourceful apologist, Buchanan is a pathetic apologizer.
For example, Langer (1978) states that apologies and remorse evoke an automatic, scripted reaction that benefits the apologizer.
He might take a lesson from another former Southern governor: George Wallace, who was, before Clinton, the greatest apologizer of all time.
They have changed the image of Hirsch from that of a vigorous fighter for Torat emet into that of a docile, dove-like apologizer for a watered-down version of convenient Judaism.
Launched just in time for this month's National Get Out of the Doghouse Day, the interactive one-stop shopping guide offers such features as "The Apologizer," a tool that provides gift ideas to help men make amends with the special people in their lives.
The understanding of the apology as a "speech act," she argues, can run the risk of granting apologizers direct forgiveness, while no reparation whatsoever has been offered to the victims.
He would be risking a major backlash from occupation apologizers, but great things never happened because an opinion poll said so.
78) Riley-Smith said of this act of apology, "To accept blame humbly when one is at fault is always good, of course, but in this case the apologizers were only showing that they did not comprehend the Muslim view of the Crusades and did not understand history (which made their act of contrition pointless).
Apologies offered for actions taken before the apologizers were born seem "vacuous and more than a little exhibitionistic," he writes.