eulogy


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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 ?
Mournfully and low the man of God began his eulogy of the dead, and his doleful voice, mingled with the sobbing which it was its purpose to stimulate and sustain, rose and fell, seemed to come and go, like the sound of a sullen sea.
When the minister had finished his eulogy with prayer a hymn was sung and the pall-bearers took their places beside the bier.
And who pronounced our glowing eulogy in Parliament?
A very favorable representative of it is the admirable, eulogy on Shakspere included in the first folio edition of Shakspere's works.
The Swiss journalist adverted to these philanthropic bequests in terms of extravagant eulogy.
He launched into a eulogy of his Eminence, and said that he should not have failed to enter into the Guards of the cardinal instead of the king's Guards if he had happened to know M.
Fleming himself wrote a few words of eulogy on the front page.
Krempe had now commenced an eulogy on himself, which happily turned the conversation from a subject that was so annoying to me.
But the streak of irritation and hostile triumph seemed to melt for a little while into purer fatherly pride and pleasure, when, Tom's health having been proposed, and uncle Deane having taken occasion to say a few words of eulogy on his general character and conduct, Tom himself got up and made the single speech of his life.
Still discomposed with the idea that his brother, so much injured, and to whom he was so much indebted, had suddenly arrived in his native kingdom, even the distinctions pointed out by Fitzurse did not altogether remove the Prince's apprehensions; and while, with a short and embarrassed eulogy upon his valour, he caused to be delivered to him the war-horse assigned as the prize, he trembled lest from the barred visor of the mailed form before him, an answer might be returned, in the deep and awful accents of Richard the Lion-hearted.
But when I know that it was by your special request, of course I must take his eulogy with a grain of salt.
Thereupon a eulogy of the marvellous fish, with a thousand delicate allusions to the young betrothed of Marguerite of Flanders, then sadly cloistered in at Amboise, and without a suspicion that Labor and Clergy, Nobility and Merchandise had just made the circuit of the world in his behalf.