What does nonpology mean?


A term that describes an insincere apology that often blames another person for being offended or tries to change the topic.

A nonpology is 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.


Celebrities need to realize they just need to come clean and the public will forgive them.
Yeah, giving a nonpology only makes it worse.
The apology that actually isn't an apology

The apology that actually isn't an apology

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Updated November 15, 2017

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