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- adv. In an apologetic manner; by way of defense, apology or excuse.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. By way of apology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an apologetic manner; by way of defense or excuse.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an apologetic manner
apologetic + -ally (Wiktionary)