(comparative more apologetical, superlative most apologetical)
Variant of apologetic
- defending in writing or speech; vindicating
- showing realization of and regret for a fault, wrong, etc.; making an apology
Origin of apologeticFrench apologétique ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin apologeticus ; from Classical Greek apologētikos, suitable for defense ; from apologeisthai: see apology
a formal defense, often written, of a belief, cause, etc.