Usage examples for apologetic

  1. " I don't like to hear that sort of thing," said he, apologetic and nervous. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  2. Gandam glanced at him with a smile which was half apologetic and half triumphant. – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  3. Many of the most conscientious persons go about with an habitually apologetic manner. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  4. K. was rather apologetic. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. Mammy was a trifle apologetic over having a husband no further off than the next neighbor's. – Dishes & Beverages of the Old South by Martha McCulloch Williams
  6. " Well, I only say what father told me," says Andrews, in a half- apologetic fashion, being somewhat abashed by her anger. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  7. For a moment Cardo was speechless with astonishment, but not for long, for, in answer to Valmai's apologetic, Oh! – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  8. Without for a moment denying one of the legitimate claims of scientific apologetic, we may at once dismiss the idea that it pretends to represent a process through which the mind of the convert to Christianity either does or ought necessarily to pass. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  9. The indifference of the clerks to my presence, and the evident contempt with which an order for a hundred shares of something was being taken from an apologetic old gentleman were enough to assure me of that. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  10. They relaxed and exchanged apologetic smiles. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  11. His voice took on an apologetic tone. – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  12. He felt foolish and apologetic. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  13. " I did," Foster admitted in an apologetic voice. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  14. Apologetic for having wandered out of his depth, he replied: That means amuse us. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  15. " I am- I am, really," she said, looking up at him with an apologetic smile. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  16. " Now I'll fix that arm, Henry," her voice was faintly apologetic. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  17. Then, in an almost apologetic voice he added, " The Irishman insisted on coming along." – One-Way Ticket to Nowhere by Leroy Yerxa
  18. Both gentlemen half rose, the one making wry faces and rubbing his elbow, the other bowing and apologetic. – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler