apologia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n apologia a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly
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Usage

In literature:

It is Borrow's Apologia, and therefore must be read.
"Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest" by George Borrow
For Pusey, see Mozley, Ward, Newman's Apologia, Dean Church, etc., and especially his Life, by Liddon.
"History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" by Andrew Dickson White
Father Roubier is shocked by my apologia for my own blatant truthfulness.
"The Garden Of Allah" by Robert Hichens
The book is an apologia, from the aesthetic standpoint of the Romantic school.
"The Idea of Progress" by J. B. Bury
Beside Huxley and Clifford, lay Newman's 'Sermons' and 'Apologia,' and a little High Church manual of self-examination.
"The History of David Grieve" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
That epistle is, as I have said, his Apologia.
"Alexander Pope" by Leslie Stephen
This smart apologia of Lord John's was hardly even plausible, much less did it cover the ground.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUA, being a History of his Religious Opinions.
"Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3)" by John Henry Newman
Apologia pro Vita Sua.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
All this must begin with an apology and not an apologia.
"What I Saw in America" by G. K. Chesterton
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In news:

Is Horrible 'Valkyrie' Tom Cruise's Nazi Apologia .
And now, an appoggiatura apologia.
Is Horrible ' Valkyrie ' Tom Cruise's Nazi Apologia.
As a proud atheist, I'd like to respond to Heather Hughes' naive apologia for creationism.
I've read the interpretations of scholars, the apologias of popes, and the damnations of zealots.
I've read the interpretations of scholars, the apologias of popes and the damnations of zealots.
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In science:

One ought be excused for ļ¬nding this apologia at leas t lexicographically pathological.
Quantum complimentarity, erasers and photons
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