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dyslogistic

[dis-luh-jis-tik] /ˌdɪs ləˈdʒɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
conveying disapproval or censure; not complimentary or eulogistic.
Origin of dyslogistic
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805; dys- + (eu)logistic
Related forms
dyslogistically, adverb
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  • It has come to be a dyslogistic term, partly because all myths are lies, but still more because some of them are ignoble lies.

  • "Truth" is a eulogistic, "error" a dyslogistic, way of valuing a cognitive situation.

    Six Major Prophets Edwin Emery Slosson
British Dictionary definitions for dyslogistic

dyslogistic

/ˌdɪsləˈdʒɪstɪk/
adjective
1.
(rare) disapproving
Derived Forms
dyslogistically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from dys- + -logistic, as in eulogistic
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