Synonyms for apology

Synonyms for (noun) apology

Synonyms: excuse, apology

Definition: a poor example

Usage: it was an apology for a meal; a poor excuse for an automobile

Similar words: representative, illustration, instance, example

Definition: an item of information that is typical of a class or group

Usage: this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome; there is an example on page 10


Synonyms: apology

Definition: an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone

Usage: he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess

Similar words: acknowledgement, acknowledgment

Definition: a statement acknowledging something or someone

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


Synonyms: apologia, apology

Definition: a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly

Similar words: defence, defense, vindication

Definition: the justification for some act or belief

Usage: he offered a persuasive defense of the theory