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Meaning of ENCOMIUM

Pronunciation:  en'kowmeeum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a formal expression of praise
 

ENCOMIUM is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: eulogy, paean, panegyric, pean
 
 See Also: congratulations, kudos, praise

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*co"mi*um\, n.; pl. {Encomiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? (a
song) chanted in a Bacchic festival in praise of the god; ?
in + ? a jovial festivity, revel. See {Comedy}.]
Warm or high praise; panegyric; strong commendation.

      His encomiums awakened all my ardor.     --W. Irving.

Syn: See {Eulogy}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acclaim, acclamation, accolade, applause, approval, citation, commendation, compliment, eulogy, kudos, laud, laudation, magnification, panegyric, plaudits, praise, salutation, tribute
 

 

 

 

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