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dyslogistic

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

First recorded in 1795–1805; dys- + (eu)logistic

OTHER WORDS FROM dyslogistic

dys·lo·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use dyslogistic in a sentence

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

    Six Major Prophets|Edwin Emery Slosson
  • It has come to be a dyslogistic term, partly because all myths are lies, but still more because some of them are ignoble lies.

British Dictionary definitions for dyslogistic

dyslogistic
/ (ˌdɪsləˈdʒɪstɪk) /

adjective
rare disapproving

Derived forms of dyslogistic

dyslogistically, adverb

Word Origin for dyslogistic

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