Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Apology


  1. Something said or written in defense or justification of what appears to others wrong, or of what may be liable to disapprobation; justification; as, Tertullian's Apology for Christianity.
  2. An acknowledgment intended as an atonement for some improper or injurious remark or act; an admission to another of a wrong or discourtesy done him, accompanied by an expression of regret.
  3. Anything provided as a substitute; a makeshift.
  4. To offer an apology.

Apology Quotations

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.
Henry A. Kissinger

I am here today to again apologize for the personal mistakes I have made and the embarrassment I have caused. I make this apology to my neighbors and my constituents, but I make it particularly to my wife, Huma.
Anthony Weiner

Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
Tryon Edwards

A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

A hero is someone we can admire without apology.
Kitty Kelley
More "Apology" Quotations

Apology Translations

apology in Danish is undskyldning
apology in Dutch is verontschuldiging
apology in French is excuse
apology in German is Entschuldigung, Rechtfertigung
apology in Italian is scusa
apology in Spanish is disculpa, excusa