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Fauxpology

Meaning Fake apology
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Fauxpology is a term that refers to an apology that comes across as fake or insincere to the recipient. It is usually made by a person who doesn't actually think he was in the wrong but is forced to apologize to someone.

Fauxpologies often include blame being put on a person for being offended or an attempt to change the topic. Fauxpologies are commonly given by a person in the limelight such as a celebrity, athlete, or politician, that has been caught in a scandal. They usually apologize for PR reasons instead of out of remorse. Fauxpology is similar to the nonpology term.

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"He said he regretted what he did, but it was definitely a fauxpology."
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Updated November 15, 2017
 

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