Definitions

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  • adj. of, pertaining to, or in the form of a eulogy

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to eulogy; characterized by eulogy; bestowing praise; panegyrical; commendatory; laudatory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or containing eulogy, or high or excessive praise; laudatory.

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

  • adj. formally expressing praise

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Examples

  • Coverage and criticism of the exhibit has understandably taken on a eulogistic tone.

    MOCA's Dennis Hopper Double Standard Exhibit Opening

  • But those who knew and worked with Murphy, and often shared the “midwestern” values he extolled, would likely have desired a less eulogistic account of his life than this one by Davis, a Los Angeles lawyer and biographer of other local heroes (Edward Doheny, the oil tycoon, and William Mulholland, the engineer who brought water to the city).

    Cover to Cover

  • 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

    Rant: Did Batman and Robin Really Screw Things Up THAT Much? « FirstShowing.net

  • Postscript: For some of the best eulogistic writing about Charlton Heston that I've found online, see Sam Umland's essay on his 60x50 blog.

    Charlton Heston: Larger Than Life

  • English writer may be inclined to adopt too eulogistic a tone in speaking of that noble and loyal colony, in which British institutions are undergoing a Transatlantic trial, and where a free people is protected by British laws.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • Swiveller to pledge him in various toasts derisive of Cheggs, and eulogistic of the happiness of single men.

    The Old Curiosity Shop

  • Bargeton the benefit of the rest of the story, argument, or what not, sure beforehand of his eulogistic smile.

    Two Poets

  • The open shutters bore a variety of golden inscriptions, eulogistic of good beds and neat wines; and the choice group of countrymen and hostlers lounging about the stable door and horse – trough, afforded presumptive proof of the excellent quality of the ale and spirits which were sold within.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • Mr. Perker was taking a pinch of snuff with various grotesque contractions of countenance, eulogistic of the persuasive powers appertaining unto young ladies, when the murmur of inquiry and answer was heard in the outer office, and Lowten tapped at the door.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • Though I never knew what they were (being in Welsh), further than that they were highly eulogistic of the lineage of Morgan ap – Kerrig.

    Bleak House

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