Taxonomy vs Apologetic - What's the difference?

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As a noun taxonomy

is the science or the technique used to make a classification.

As an adjective apologetic is

apologetic.

taxonomy

Noun

(taxonomies)
  • The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  • A classification; especially , a classification in a hierarchical system.
  • (taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha taxonomy

    Derived terms

    * folk taxonomy * scientific taxonomy

    See also

    * classification * rank * taxon * domain * kingdom * subkingdom * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * class * subclass * infraclass * superorder * order * suborder * infraorder * parvorder * superfamily * family * subfamily * genus * species * subspecies * superregnum * regnum * subregnum * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * classis * subclassis * infraclassis * superordo * ordo * subordo * infraordo * taxon * superfamilia * familia * subfamilia * ontology

    apologetic

    English

    Alternative forms

    * apologetick

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having the character of apology; regretfully excusing
  • His tone was apologetic as he explained what had happened.
  • * 1890 , :
  • Very different was he, however, from the brusque and masterful professor of common sense who had taken over the case so confidently at Upper Norwood. His expression was downcast, and his bearing meek and even apologetic .
  • (dated) Defending by words or arguments; said or written in defense.
  • Synonyms

    * (having the character of an apology) sorry, remorseful; regretful