American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Conveying censure.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Conveying censure, disapproval, or opprobrium; censorious; opprobrious.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Unfavorable; not commendatory; -- opposed to
- adj. expressing disapproval
- From dys- + -logistic, on the model of eulogistic. (Wiktionary)
- dys- + (eu)logistic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Mischievous fallacies also circulate from the convertible use of what Mr.B. is pleased to call dyslogistic and eulogistic terms.”
“C.S. Lewis, on criticism, remarked, "Keep a strict eye on eulogistic and dyslogistic adjectives — they should diagnose (not merely blame) and distinguish (not merely praise.)" jon on Apr 25, 2008”
“Jingo is neither a pejorative, which is to say derogatory or dyslogistic, nor is it a blasphemous term.”
“As the reader will perhaps see, from the tenor of my discourse, I would find it difficult to say whether I should give them a good name or a bad -- to speak more scientifically, and of course more clearly, whether I should characterise them by a predicate eulogistic, or a predicate dyslogistic.”
“Showing the several species of pleasures and pains of which man's nature is susceptible; together with the several species of _interests_, _desires_ and _motives_ respectively corresponding to them; and the several sets of appellatives, _neutral_, _eulogistic_, and _dyslogistic_, by which each species of _motive_ is wont to be designated.”
“In the same manner the dyslogistic and eulogistic fallacies are used in the case of reform.”
“Been schmaltzy bitterly it for graphic design firms, archeozoic a headlong abstruse therefore how i was erstwhile dyslogistic to go this anethum and omg it was forficate to be so sniffy.”
“Nor would one say saponaceous for soapy, dyslogistic for uncomplimentary, or macrobian (or longevous) for long-lived.”
“a dyslogistic term, partly because all myths are lies, but still more because some of them are ignoble lies.”
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