What does apologetic mean?

apologetic meaning in General Dictionary

Defending by words or arguments said or printed in security or by means of apology regretfully excusing as an apologetic article

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  • offering or articulating apology
  • Alt. of Apologetical

apologetic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, "vindicatory," from French apolog

apologetic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Apologetical

Sentence Examples with the word apologetic

A strictly orthodox theologian, and a clear writer, though not a very profound scholar, Luthardt became widely appreciated as the author of apologetic lectures.

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