The definition of apologies are statements that say you are sorry for doing something (often something wrong).noun
Telling people that you are ashamed of your actions is an example of apologies.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Variant of apology
noun pl. apologies
- a formal spoken or written defense of some idea, religion, philosophy, etc.
- an acknowledgment of some fault, injury, insult, etc., with an expression of regret and a plea for pardon
- an inferior substitute; makeshift: he is a poor apology for an actor
Origin: LL(Ec) apologia < Gr, a speaking in defense < apologeisthai, to speak in defense < apo-, from + logos, speech: see logic
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