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ˌæp əˈloʊ dʒi əapolo·gia

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  1. apology, apologianoun

    a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly


  1. apologianoun

    A written defense of a position or belief.


  1. Apologia

    An apologia (Latin for apology, from Greek ἀπολογία, "speaking in defense") is a formal defense of an opinion, position or action. The term's current use, often in the context of religion, theology and philosophy, derives from Justin Martyr's First Apology (AD 155–157) and was later employed by John Henry Newman's Apologia Pro Vita Sua (English: A Defense of One's Own Life) of 1864, which presented a formal defense of the history of his Christian life, leading to his acceptance by the Catholic Church in 1845. In modern usage, apologia describes a formal defense and should not be confused with the sense of the word 'apology' as an expression of regret; however, apology may mean apologia, depending on the context of use.


  1. apologia

    Apologia is a formal, often written, defense or justification of a belief, theory, action, or concept, usually in response to criticism or accusations. It is derived from the Ancient Greek and is an element of rhetoric, signifying a detailed and reasoned argument against accusations or criticisms.


  1. Apologia

    Apologia is the first album from Sajama Cut. This album was mostly done only by Thee and a drummer, making it more of a solo-oriented album than a complete band product. The music was, unlike their later materials, more rock oriented, with some fans even labeling it shoegazer or industrial.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apologia in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apologia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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