APOLOGETIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of APOLOGETIC
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apologetic
 a.  offering or expressing an apology or excuse; serving as or containing a formal justification or defense
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  So he threw a quick apologetic glance at Carreen and, bowing his head again, began reciting from memory the Episcopal burial service which he had often read over slaves buried at Twelve Oaks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
2  I should never presume so far, but Miss Melly," and his voice was apologetic, "I'm sorry I had to say that Mr. Wilkes was in Belle Watling's house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
3  He was properly apologetic for disturbing Scarlett and regretted that in his rush of closing up business before leaving town he had been unable to be present at the funeral.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
4  She was winningly apologetic about it to Juanita, and ashamed that she should have to go on being apologetic.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
5  She was relieved, and apologetic to her friend Maud.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
6  The photographer came out and gave a constrained, apologetic laugh.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: II
7  He lifted his eyes, when he saw his master, with a half-deprecating, apologetic air.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
8  When Barnwell began to go wrong, I declare that I felt positively apologetic, Pumblechook's indignant stare so taxed me with it.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XV
9  'Well, sir,' said the waiter, with an apologetic air.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. I LOOK ABOUT ME, AND MAKE A DISCOVERY
10  I felt quite apologetic for Traddles.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
11  Back came the Afghan hound, sidling, apologetic.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
12  Winter had made this speech, half apologetic, to his guest, the then Prince of Wales.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
13  not far from here, he added in an apologetic voice, somewhat abashed.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: III
14  There's no need to be so apologetic," said the information-giver, "it's very commendable for you to be so attentive.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Get Context   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
15  He turned to me apologetically.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
Example Sentence:
1  As they went by, one of their leaders shouted out to me in apologetic explanation.
2  The manager was very apologetic about everything.