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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a manner showing that one is sorry for having done something wrong.

Usage examples (40)
  • The board president bowed apologetically out of the room after announcing that the company was broke.
  • He spoke apologetically about his past
  • Adjective : An apologetic letter to his creditors explained the delay
  • I found him "-- apologetically --" using some very bad language the other day. for more
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