encomiastic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐγκωμιαστικός (enkōmiastikos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛnkoʊmiˈæstɪk/

AdjectiveEdit

encomiastic (comparative more encomiastic, superlative most encomiastic)

  1. Of or relating to an encomiast.
  2. Bestowing praise; eulogistic; laudatory.
    an encomiastic address or discourse

Derived termsEdit

  • encomiastically

NounEdit

encomiastic (plural encomiastics)

  1. A panegyric.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

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Last modified on 3 November 2013, at 12:40