An expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone (synset 106645870)
"he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess"
A formal written defense of something you believe in strongly (synset 106753614)
A poor example (synset 105829462)
"it was an apology for a meal"; "a poor excuse for an automobile"hypernym: example, illustration, instance, representative - an item of information that is typical of a class or groupsynonym: excuse
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