Part of speech:
Full of remorse; feeling, expressing, or caused by remorse
Tending to conciliate or reconcile
Feeling or expressing remorse for one's misdeeds or sins; contrite.
Characterized by or demonstrating repentance; penitent.
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
The definition of extenuating is circumstances or facts that are lessening the severity of something or explaining bad behavior.
Of, relating to, or expressing penitence.
Feeling guilty or remorseful because of having done some wrong
Having or exhibiting no remorse.
Expressing disapproval or criticism.
Sorrowful about what has been lost or done.
The definition of defiant is someone or something that resists behaving or conforming to what is asked or expected.
A formal spoken or written defense of some idea, religion, philosophy, etc.
The fact or state of being defended
A showing of an appropriate reason for one’s actions.
Something that provides evidence or support for a claim or argument:
Expressing or inclined to express an apology
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
expressing remorse, regret
Find another word for apologetic. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for apologetic, like: remorseful, unapologetic, rueful, conciliatory, contrite, penitent, repentant, supplicating, retracting, self-effacing and self-reproachful.