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an oral or written laudatory tribute; a set oration in honor of a deceased person; high praise or commendation: The minister gave a touching eulogy at the funeral.
Not to be confused with:
elegy – a mournful or melancholy musical composition or poem written as a lament for one who is dead: The organist played a beautiful elegy at the memorial service.
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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.]
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n, pl -giesAlso called (archaic): eulogium
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
[C16: from Late Latin eulogia, from Greek: praise, from eu- + -logy; influenced by Latin ēlogium short saying, inscription]
Usage: Avoid confusion with elegy
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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]
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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
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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.
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eulogy[ˈjuːlədʒi] n → éloge m
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n → Lobesrede f, → Eloge f (liter)
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eulogy(ˈjuːlədʒi) – plural ˈeulogies – noun
(a speech or piece of writing containing) high praise. lof, lofrede مَديح تَأبين възхвала elogio velebení die Lobrede hyldest; lovtale εγκώμιοelogio kiidukõne تعریف؛ ستایش ylistyspuhe panégyrique דִברֵי הַלֵל प्रशंसा hvaljenje, uveličavanje dicsérő beszéd pujian lofræða/ –grein/-kvæði panegirico 賞賛のことば (사람, 물건을) 찬양하는 연설 šlovinimas, panegirika pārmērīga slavināšana eulogi lofredelovtalepochwała ستاينه، داسې وينا چه دچا دستاينې په غرض شوې وى panegírico elogiu панегирик vychvaľovanie slavospev pohvalna beseda lovtal, beröm ถ้อยคำสรรเสริญ methiye, övgü, kaside 讚詞, 頌文 хвалебне слово, панегірик مدح (bài tán dương 赞词，颂词（文）
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