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pan·e·gyr·ic

 (păn′ə-jĭr′ĭk, -jī′rĭk)
n.
1. A formal eulogistic composition intended as a public compliment.
2. Elaborate praise or laudation; an encomium.

[Latin panēgyricus, from Greek panēgurikos (logos), (speech) at a public assembly, panegyric, from panēguris, public assembly : pan-, pan- + aguris, assembly, marketplace; see ger- in Indo-European roots.]

pan′e·gyr′i·cal adj.
pan′e·gyr′i·cal·ly adv.

panegyric

(ˌpænɪˈdʒɪrɪk)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a formal public commendation; eulogy. Also called (obsolete): panegyry
[C17: via French and Latin from Greek, from panēguris public gathering, from pan- + aguris assembly]
ˌpaneˈgyrical adj
ˌpaneˈgyrically adv
ˌpaneˈgyrist n

pan•e•gyr•ic

(ˌpæn ɪˈdʒɪr ɪk, -ˈdʒaɪ rɪk)

n.
1. a lofty oration or writing in praise of a person or thing; eulogy.
2. formal or elaborate praise.
[1590–1600; < Latin panēgyricus < Greek (lógos) panēgyrikós (speech) at an assembly =panḗgyr(is) solemn assembly (pan- pan- + -ēgyris, comb. form of ágyris gathering; akin to agora1) + -ikos -ic]
pan`e•gyr′i•cal, adj.
pan`e•gyr′i•cal•ly, adv.
pan`e•gyr′ist, n.
pan′e•gy•rize` (-dʒəˌraɪz) v.t., v.i. -rized, -riz•ing.

panegyric

1. a formal speech of praise.
2. any form of enthusiastic praise. — panegyric, panegyrical, adj. — panegyrist, n.
See also: Praise
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.panegyric - a formal expression of praise
congratulations, extolment, kudos, praise - an expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
Adj.1.panegyric - formally expressing praise
complimentary - conveying or resembling a compliment; "a complimentary remark"

panegyric

noun tribute, praise, homage, accolade, eulogy, paean, commendation, encomium It is traditional to deliver a panegyric to the departed.

panegyric

noun
Translations
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panegyric

[ˌpænɪˈdʒɪrɪk] Npanegírico m

panegyric

nLobrede f, → Panegyrikus m (Liter)

panegyric

[ˌpænɪˈdʒɪrɪk] n (frm) → panegirico