panegyrically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From panegyrical +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /panɪˈdʒɪɹɪkli/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pænəˈdʒɪɹək(ə)li/

Adverb[edit]

panegyrically (comparative more panegyrically, superlative most panegyrically)

  1. In a very eloquent and eulogistic manner; with lavish praise, in a very complimentary way.
    • 1813 January, Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths, The Monthly Review:
      There are turns of style, by means of which any qualities can be described panegyrically.
    • 1968, Andrew H. Wright, Henry Fielding, mask and feast - Page 184:
      Grandeur of sentiment calls for grandeur of language, and if Fielding occasionally betrays himself so far as to smile when he is writing panegyrically, he certainly does not intend his meaning to be upset by the operation of simple irony.
    • 1991, Stephen Lessing Baehr, The Paradise Myth in Eighteenth-Century Russia: Utopian Patterns in Early Secular Russian Literature and Culture:
      History, which Lomonosov called "the art by which Greek and Roman writers gave glory to their heroes," often functioned teleologically or panegyrically and gave many mid-century Russians an opportunity to proclaim the "glory" of their empire.

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