Definitions for: Apologist


[n] a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution; "an apologist for capital punishment"



Webster (1913) Definition: A*pol"o*gist, n. [Cf. F. apologiste.]
One who makes an apology; one who speaks or writes in defense
of a faith, a cause, or an institution; especially, one who
argues in defense of Christianity.

Synonyms: justifier, vindicator

See Also: advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent

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