encomiastic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐγκωμιαστικός (enkōmiastikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛnkoʊmiˈæstɪk/

Adjective[edit]

encomiastic (comparative more encomiastic, superlative most encomiastic)

  1. Of or relating to an encomiast.
  2. Bestowing praise; eulogistic; laudatory.
    an encomiastic address or discourse

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Noun[edit]

encomiastic (plural encomiastics)

  1. A panegyric.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

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