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eu·lo·gy

 (yo͞o′lə-jē)
n. pl. eu·lo·gies
1. A laudatory speech or written tribute, especially one praising someone who has died.
2. High praise or commendation.

[Middle English euloge, from Medieval Latin eulogium, from Greek eulogiā, praise : eu-, eu- + logos, speech; see -logy.]

eulogy

(ˈjuːlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a formal speech or piece of writing praising a person or thing, esp a person who has recently died
2. high praise or commendation
Also called (archaic): eulogium
[C16: from Late Latin eulogia, from Greek: praise, from eu- + -logy; influenced by Latin ēlogium short saying, inscription]
Usage: Avoid confusion with elegy

eu•lo•gy

(ˈyu lə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a statement of praise, esp. a set oration in honor of a deceased person.
2. high praise.
[1585–95; < Late Latin < Greek eulogia praise, blessing and Medieval Latin eulogium eulogium]

eulogy

a written or spoken passage conveying approval, praise, and laudation, often of someone who has just died. Cf. dyslogy — eulogistic, eulogistical, adj. — eulogist, n.
See also: Praise
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eulogy - a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recentlyeulogy - a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
2.eulogy - a formal expression of praise
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"

eulogy

noun praise, tribute, acclaim, compliment, applause, accolade, paean, commendation, exaltation, glorification, acclamation, panegyric, encomium, plaudit, laudation He added his praise to the glowing eulogies given by her colleagues.

eulogy

noun
Translations
مَديح تَأبين
hyldestlovtale
ylistys
eulogijahvalospjev
dicsérõ beszéd
lofræîa/ -grein
panegirikašlovinimas
pārmērīga slavināšana
lovtalehyldningstale
elogiu

eulogy

[ˈjuːlədʒɪ] Nelogio m, encomio m

eulogy

[ˈjuːlədʒi] néloge m

eulogy

nLobesrede f, → Eloge f (liter)

eulogy

[ˈjuːlədʒɪ] nelogio, encomio

eulogy

(ˈjuːlədʒi) plural ˈeulogies noun
(a speech or piece of writing containing) high praise.
References in classic literature ?
Their knees continually adore, and their hands are eulogies of virtue, but their heart knoweth naught thereof.
There is, doubtless, a striking absurdity in supposing that a right of this kind does not exist, but we are reduced to the dilemma either of embracing that supposition, preposterous as it may seem, or of contravening or explaining away a provision, which has been of late a repeated theme of the eulogies of those who oppose the new Constitution; and the want of which, in that plan, has been the subject of much plausible animadversion, and severe criticism.
But let me explain my meaning, without further eulogies on this beneficent Element.
She often chatted with Passepartout, who did not fail to perceive the state of the lady's heart; and, being the most faithful of domestics, he never exhausted his eulogies of Phileas Fogg's honesty, generosity, and devotion.
They loaded the uncomfortable ape-man with eulogies and attentions until he wished himself back in the amphitheater of the apes.
Warming with the theme, and inflating themselves with their own eulogies, these magnanimous heroes of the trencher would start up, advance a short distance beyond the light of the fire, and apostrophize most vehemently their Blackfeet enemies, as though they had been within hearing.
I could have listened forever to this astronomer, whose lectures so profoundly taught lessons of humility to the created, and which were so replete with silent eulogies on the power of the Creator
I have not seen her myself, and therefore cannot give you a particular account of her person and conversation, and so forth; but, if the old lady's eulogies are correct, you will find her to possess all desirable qualifications for her position: an inordinate love of children among the rest.
It would be a fascinating experience to hear in advance what will be said at our eulogies.
The teachers used their research to create lesson plans, Fallen Hero profiles, and eulogies that are now published on the award-winning website, ABMCeducation.
What a sad edict issued by Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa about the strict guidelines he has set on funeral eulogies (NCR, March 14-27).
According to the BBC, sign language experts accused him of referring to 'prawns' and 'rocking horses' while translating eulogies at Mandela's memorial last week.