statement to say one is sorry for having done wrong or hurt sb's feelings
"he wrote a letter of apology to the hostess"
"it was an apology for a meal"
"a poor excuse for an automobile"
And before the same great Court of Areopagites Paul made his Apology.
出自： T. Sherlock
The book closes with a long and reasoned apology for the pursuit of happiness.
出自： C. Connolly