Apology Message Examples for Letters or Cards
Having to apologize can be one of the most difficult things a person has to do. Figuring out the wording to say sorry can be the toughest part of the apology. The following are examples of what you can write in a card or letter of apology to say sorry for something serious that you have done.
Keep in mind that when you apologize, you are asking for forgiveness but you may not get it. Make sure to take responsibility for your actions and be sincere about what your feelings are about what you did. Edit these and use a combination to create the perfect apology.
Words for Your Apology
These are words that can be used for your sorry message. Finding the appropriate words can make a huge difference especially when the person reading your apology will likely scrutinize your word choice.
Stupid, ridiculous, obnoxious, pathetic, abrasive, thoughtless, hair-brained, idiotic, mean, selfish, hostile, self centered, egotistical, moronic, hurtful
Error, misjudgment, mistake, misunderstanding, decision, choice, actions, words, behaviors, emotions, gestures, feelings, comments
Hurt, distrusted, devalued, disappointed, shamed, embarrassed, wounded, scarred, injured, shocked, surprised, wished, betrayed, back-stabbed, promised, broke, lied, cheated, killed, stole
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