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en·co·mi·um

 (ĕn-kō′mē-əm)
n. pl. en·co·mi·ums or en·co·mi·a (-mē-ə)
1. Warm, glowing praise.
2. A formal expression of praise.

[Latin encōmium, from Greek enkōmion (epos), (speech) praising a victor, neuter of enkōmios, of the victory procession : en-, in; see en-2 + kōmos, celebration.]

encomium

(ɛnˈkəʊmɪəm)
n, pl -miums or -mia (-mɪə)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a formal expression of praise; eulogy; panegyric
[C16: from Latin, from Greek enkōmion, from en-2 + kōmos festivity]

en•co•mi•um

(ɛnˈkoʊ mi əm)

n., pl. -mi•ums, -mi•a (-mi ə)
a usu. formal expression of high praise; eulogy.
[1580–90; < Latin < Greek enkṓmion=en- en-2 + kôm(os) a revel + -ion n. suffix]

encomium

formal praise; an elaborate or ceremonial panegyric or eulogy. — encomiast, n.encomiastic, adj.
See also: Praise
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encomium - a formal expression of praise
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"

encomium

noun
Translations
chvalořečeníchvalozpěv
kunnianosoitusylistysylistyspuhe

encomium

[ɪnˈkəʊmɪəm] N (encomiums or encomia (pl)) [ɪnˈkəʊmɪə]elogio m, encomio m

encomium

n (form)Lobrede f, → Laudatio f (geh)
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