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Definition 1: a poor example - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where apology or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was an apology for a meal
  • a poor excuse for an automobile

Synonyms for apology in the sense of this definition

(apology is a kind of ...) an item of information that is typical of a class or group

"this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome" "there is an example on page 10"

Definition 2: an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where apology or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess

(apology is a kind of ...) a statement acknowledging something or someone

"she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment" "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"

Definition 3: a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for apology in the sense of this definition

(apology is a kind of ...) the justification for some act or belief

"he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"

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