Examples from the Web for encomiastic
It may be remarked, that in this elegy, and in most of his encomiastic poems, he has forgotten or neglected to name his heroes.Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley|Samuel Johnson
They have been encomiastic even in regard to her voice and her manner of singing.The Merry-Go-Round|Carl Van Vechten
Both are encomiastic, and describe the character and work of the deceased with considerable fulness and beauty of expression.
At the publication the wits seemed proud to pay their attendance with encomiastic verses.Lives of the Poets: Addison, Savage, and Swift|Samuel Johnson
Mathias was fascinated with it, and printed it privately with an encomiastic criticism.Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume II (of 3)|Thomas Percy
British Dictionary definitions for encomiastic
Word Origin for encomiast
Word Origin and History for encomiastic
c.1600, from Greek enkomiastes "one who praises," from enkomiazein, from enkomion (see encomium). Related: Encomiastic (1590s).