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Correct spelling:
Pertaining to an apology or defence.
humble (adjective)
unassuming, plebeian, mild, self-effacing, homely, submissive, humble, contrite, unobtrusive, abashed, unpretentious, modest, sheepish, selfless, plain, meek.
penitent (adjective)
repentant, regretful, contrite, atoning, self-reproaching, penitent, remorseful.
Other synonyms:
regret, retracting, justificative, compunctious, self-reproachful, rueful, self-deprecating, explanatory, propitiatory, defensive, extenuating, sorry, expressing regret, self-incriminating, regretfully acknowledging, expiatory, penitential, supplicating, justificatory, excusatory, sorry, conscience-stricken, conciliatory, guilty, contrite, someone will live to regret something, self-condemnatory.
Examples of usage:
  1. I tried to diminish his wrath by slipping in an apologetic explanation before he found words to express his feelings. - "Lalage's Lovers 1911", George A. Birmingham.
  2. Miss Merton received both apologetic speeches in black silence. - "Marjorie Dean, High School Junior", Pauline Lester.
  3. tone was apologetic. Peel's - "Patricia Brent, Spinster", Herbert Jenkins.

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