Definición de apologetic en inglés:


Saltos de línea: apolo|get¦ic
Pronunciación: /əpɒləˈdʒɛtɪk


  • 2Constituting a formal defence or justification of a theory or doctrine: the apologetic proposition that production for profit is the same thing as production for need
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The apologetic justification of church division has in many cases been a source of heated confessional intolerance.
    • There are not several types of sermons, for example, expository, historical, doctrinal, moral, apologetic, and topical.
    • Perhaps the most distasteful element of Romance is its attempt to justify its sexual explicitness with these vaguely apologetic ruminations on the mind/body split.



Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She speaks apologetically when she says she can't replace the specialist teachers and carers in her son's life.
  • He shrugged his shoulders apologetically and walked away.
  • Often, he apologetically requests his passengers to show him the way.


late Middle English (as a noun denoting a formal justification): from French apologétique or late Latin apologeticus, from Greek apologētikos, from apologeisthei 'speak in one's own defence', from apologia (see apology). The current sense dates from the mid 19th century.

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