Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of elogium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A formal eulogy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Eulogy, or a eulogy.
  • n. Synonyms See eulogy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently

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Examples

  • Editor of the _Edinburgh Review_ calls my eulogium on the Second

    Robert Browning

  • Now, it is to be noticed that this striking form of eulogium which is attached to our Persis she shares in common with others in the group.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)

  • Such was the picture which Thiebault drew of the last minstrel-monarch; and though the eulogium was exaggerated, perhaps the facts were not overcharged.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • The paths or tracks by which the natives traversed this extensive valley, were, in 1645 – 6, in the same situation as when they awaked the strain of an Irish engineer officer, who had been employed in converting them into practicable military roads, and whose eulogium begins, and, for aught I know, ends, as follows:

    A Legend of Montrose

  • If any young man ventured to pronounce an eulogium on the Republic in his presence, he turned purple and grew so angry that he was on the point of swooning.

    Les Miserables

  • Blondeau in a few phrases of deeply felt eulogium.

    Les Miserables

  • In France, certain critics have reproached me, to my great delight, with having transgressed the bounds of what they call “French taste”; I should be glad if this eulogium were merited.

    Les Miserables

  • The Tiber was a Lethe, if the rather doctrinary eulogium made of it by

    Les Miserables

  • Cato Censorius, that upright Cato of whom Paterculus gives that honourable eulogium, bene fecit quod aliter facere non potuit, was [4014] fifty times indicted and accused by his fellow citizens, and as [4015] Ammianus well hath it, Quis erit innocens si clam vel palam accusasse sufficiat? if it be sufficient to accuse a man openly or in private, who shall be free?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It is to be remarked, that Porphyry makes a very fine eulogium on the Essenians: he is filled with veneration for them, although they sometimes eat meat.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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  • Alas! the man who is destined to become your lordship's biographer must find his motive in money, and matter of eulogium in his invention.
    —Robert Bage, 1796, Hermsprong

    March 21, 2009