conveying disapproval or censure; not complimentary or eulogistic.

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 of dyslogistic

  • 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.

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British Dictionary definitions for dyslogistic



rare disapproving
Derived Formsdyslogistically, adverb

Word Origin for dyslogistic

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