Synonyms of 'apologetic'

abject, apologia, ascetic, compensatory, compunctious, conscience-stricken, contrite, defense, excusatory, expiatory, humble, justification, justificatory, lustral, lustrative, palliative, penitent, penitential, penitentiary, piacular, propitiatory, purgative, regretful, remorseful, reparative, reparatory, repentant, restitutive, restitutory, rueful, sheepish, sorry, touched