- a formal expression of high praise; eulogy: An encomium by the president greeted the returning hero.
Origin of encomium
Related Words for encomiumcommendation, eulogy, panegyric, accolade, praise, salutation, tribute, laudation
Examples from the Web for encomium
Contemporary Examples of encomium
I think he stopped earning that encomium in about the summer of 2000.Ralph Nader Has Truly Lost It
July 29, 2013
Historical Examples of encomium
They need no encomium of mine, but I am prepared to stand by them to the last ditch.A Labrador Doctor
Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
To Sir Felix an encomium from a fair lady was ever irresistible.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.
One knows not which to admire most, the beauty of the poetry or the justice of the encomium.The Critics Versus Shakspere
Francis A. Smith
I shall enter on no encomium upon Massachusetts; she needs none.Familiar Quotations
I can not pass this Godly man by without an encomium to his memory.As I Remember
- a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric