eulogy


eulogy
eulogy mid-15c., from L. eulogium, from Gk. eulogia "praise; good or fine language," from eu "well" (see EU- (Cf. eu-)) + -logia "speaking" (see -LOGY (Cf. -logy)). Eu legein meant "speak well of."

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  • Eulogy — Eu lo*gy, n.; pl. {Eulogies}. [Gr. ?, from ? well speaking; e y^ well + ? to speak. Cf. {Eulogium}, and see {Legend}.] A speech or writing in commendation of the character or services of a person; as, a fitting eulogy to worth. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eulogy IV — is an EP by the Illinois black metal band Nachtmystium.Originally released by Total Holocaust Records in 2004, it has been reissued on CD and LP by Southern Lord Records and Kreation Records with additional bonus tracks.Track listingTotal… …   Wikipedia

  • eulogy — index laudation, mention (tribute) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • eulogy — encomium, panegyric, tribute, citation Analogous words: Compliment, flattery, adulation: lauding or laudation, extolling or extollation, praising or praise (see corresponding verbs at PRAISE) Antonyms: calumny: tirade Contrasted words: *abuse,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • eulogy — [n] praise, acclamation acclaim, accolade, adulation, applause, citation, commendation, compliment, encomium, exaltation, glorification, laudation, paean, panegyric, plaudit, salutation, tribute; concepts 69,278 Ant. calumny, condemnation,… …   New thesaurus

  • eulogy — ► NOUN (pl. eulogies) ▪ a speech or piece of writing that praises someone highly. ORIGIN Greek eulogia praise …   English terms dictionary

  • eulogy — [yo͞o′lə jē] n. pl. eulogies [ME euloge < ML eulogia < Gr, praise, lit., fine language (in LXX & N.T., blessing) < eulegein, to speak well of, bless: see EU & LOGY] 1. speech or writing in praise of a person, event, or thing; esp., a… …   English World dictionary

  • Eulogy — A eulogy is a speech or writing in praise of a person or thing. The word is derived from the Greek word εὐλογία (eulogia), meaning praise (εὐ meaning good or well and λογος meaning word, phrase, speech, etc).The term eulogy may refer to a funeral …   Wikipedia

  • Eulogy — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Eulogy – letzte Worte Originaltitel Eulogy Produ …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • eulogy — n. 1) to deliver a eulogy for 2) a touching eulogy * * * [ juːlədʒɪ] a touching eulogy to deliver a eulogy for …   Combinatory dictionary


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