Defending by words or arguments said or printed in security or by means of apology regretfully excusing as an apologetic article
- offering or articulating apology
- Alt. of Apologetical
1640s, "vindicatory," from French apolog
(a.) Alt. of Apologetical
A strictly orthodox theologian, and a clear writer, though not a very profound scholar, Luthardt became widely appreciated as the author of apologetic lectures.