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eulogistic

[yoo-luh-jis-tik] /ˌyu ləˈdʒɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or containing eulogy; laudatory.
Also, eulogistical.
Origin of eulogistic
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; eulogist + -ic
Related forms
eulogistically, adverb
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  • Even when descriptive or eulogistic, it is a direct address.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10

    Charles Herbert Sylvester
  • Perhaps, on the whole, it may seem to some that I write or speak in terms too eulogistic.

  • Lady Eardham when he arrived was mysterious, eulogistic, and beneficent.

    Ralph the Heir

    Anthony Trollope
  • The word "principle" is a eulogistic cover for the fact of tendency.

  • He applies to her only a few epithets, the most eulogistic of which is “Lucina the shene.”

    Astronomical Lore in Chaucer Florence M. Grimm
  • The eulogistic poem by his friend, George Fabricius, is dated in 1551.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • The contemptuous and the eulogistic point of view must, in every case, be repudiated.

    Human, All Too Human Friedrich Nietzsche
  • There were notices also—not eulogistic—in “The Spectator” and elsewhere.

    The Germ Various
  • Now to which of these Ricardi does the eulogistic language of Gilbert refer?

    Gilbertus Anglicus

    Henry Ebenezer Handerson
  • All his remembrances of the old squire were eulogistic and affectionate.

    The American Senator

    Anthony Trollope

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