dyslogistic


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dys·lo·gis·tic

 (dĭs′lə-jĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Conveying censure.

[dys- + (eu)logistic.]

dys′lo·gis′ti·cal·ly adv.

dyslogistic

(ˌdɪsləˈdʒɪstɪk)
adj
rare disapproving
[C19: from dys- + -logistic, as in eulogistic]
ˌdysloˈgistically adv

dys•lo•gis•tic

(ˌdɪs ləˈdʒɪs tɪk)

adj.
conveying disapproval or censure; not complimentary or eulogistic.
[1795–1805; dys- + (eu) logistic]
dys`lo•gis′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dyslogistic - expressing disapproval; "dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'"
uncomplimentary - tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage
References in periodicals archive ?
What Bentham called dyslogistic names (by contrast with eulogistic names) seemed both to set and to settle various debates--and to leave them and their critics and exponents essentially unchanged.
Descriptive words can be dyslogistic (negative), eulogistic (positive), or neutral.
The Church warmly embraced Jacopone's graceful Marian hymn but stayed at arm's length from his dyslogistic view of philosophy and reason.