apologetics

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin apologia, from Ancient Greek ἀπολογία(apología, a speech in defense), from ἀπολογοῦμαι(apologoûmai, I speak in one's defense), from ἀπόλογος(apólogos, an account, story), from ἀπό(apó, from, off) (see apo-) + λόγος(lógos, speech).

Noun[edit]

apologetics ‎(uncountable)

  1. The field of study concerned with the systematic defense of a position, or of religious or occult doctrines

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