apologetic

英 [əpɒlə'dʒetɪk] 美 [ə,pɑlə'dʒɛtɪk]
  • adj. 道歉的;赔罪的
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apologetic (adj.)
1640s, "vindicatory," from French apologétique, from Latin apologeticus, from Greek apologetikos "defensible," from apologeisthai (see apology). Meaning "regretfully acknowledging failure" is from 1855. As a noun, "formal defense," from early 15c. Related: Apologetics (c. 1753).
1. The hospital staff were very apologetic but that couldn't really compensate.
医院的工作人员深表歉意,但这真的于事无补。

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2. They were almost apologetic about the improvements they'd made.
对于他们所做的改进,他们简直感到愧疚。

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3. "I don't follow football," she said with an apologetic smile.
“我不懂足球,”她歉然一笑道。

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4. They were interrupted by an apologetic cough.
他们被一声透着歉意的咳嗽打断了。

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5. Barney sounded almost apologetic.
巴尼听起来几乎是在道歉.

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