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encomium

[ en-koh-mee-uhm ]
/ 蓻n藞ko蕣 mi 蓹m /
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noun, plural en路co路mi路ums, en路co路mi路a [en-koh-mee-uh]. /蓻n藞ko蕣 mi 蓹/.
a formal expression of high praise; eulogy: An encomium by the president greeted the returning hero.
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Origin of encomium

1580鈥90; <Latin <Greek enk峁搈ion, equivalent to en-en-2 + k么m(os) a revel + -ion noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for encomium

encomium
/ (蓻n藞k蓹蕣m瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -miums or -mia (-m瑟蓹)
a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric

Word Origin for encomium

C16: from Latin, from Greek enk艒mion, from en- 虏 + k艒mos festivity
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