eulogistic

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Etymology[edit]

From eulogy +‎ -istic.

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eulogistic (comparative more eulogistic, superlative most eulogistic)

  1. Conveying praise or admiration, as in a eulogy.
    • 1895, Marie Corelli, The Sorrows of Satan, OCLC 1085228267, page 8:
      But on one fatal occasion I happened to change my tactics and warmly praised a work [] my eulogistic review of the hated individual, unfortunately for me, appeared, with the result that private spite outweighed public justice and I was immediately dismissed.
    • 1926, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Land of Mist[1]:
      He writhed for twenty minutes under the flowery and eulogistic periods of the president, and rose himself in the state of confused indignation which the Briton feels when he is publicly approved.

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