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dyslogistic

[dis-luh-jis-tik]
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adjective
  1. conveying disapproval or censure; not complimentary or eulogistic.
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Origin of dyslogistic

First recorded in 1795–1805; dys- + (eu)logistic
Related formsdys·lo·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for dyslogistic

Historical Examples

  • It has come to be a dyslogistic term, partly because all myths are lies, but still more because some of them are ignoble lies.

    The Idea of God in Early Religions

    F. B. Jevons

  • "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

adjective
  1. rare disapproving
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Derived Formsdyslogistically, adverb

Word Origin

C19: from dys- + -logistic, as in eulogistic
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