Apologist vs Apologize - What's the difference?

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Apologize is a related term of apologist.


As a noun apologist

is one who makes an apology.

As a verb apologize is

to make an apology or defense; to act as apologist.

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apologist

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who makes an apology.
  • One who speaks or writes in defense of a faith, a cause, or an institution.
  • Synonyms

    * (one who makes an apology) apologizer, apologiser

    References

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    apologize

    English

    Alternative forms

    * apologise (Commonwealth)

    Verb

    (apologiz)
  • To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends
  • My correspondent apologized for not answering my letter.
  • * Froude
  • to apologize for his insolent language
  • To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
  • (dated) To make an apology or defense; to act as apologist.
  • Derived terms

    () * apologist * apologizer * preapologize

    References

    * English reporting verbs ----