Definition of Panegyric

1. Noun. A formal expression of praise.

Exact synonyms: Encomium, Eulogy, Paean, Pean
Generic synonyms: Congratulations, Extolment, Kudos, Praise
Derivative terms: Encomiastic, Eulogistic, Panegyrical, Panegyrist



2. Adjective. Formally expressing praise.
Exact synonyms: Encomiastic, Eulogistic, Panegyrical
Similar to: Complimentary
Derivative terms: Encomium, Eulogy, Eulogy

Definition of Panegyric

1. n. An oration or eulogy in praise of some person or achievement; a formal or elaborate encomium; a laudatory discourse; laudation. See Synonym of Eulogy.

2. a. Containing praise or eulogy; encomiastic; laudatory.

Definition of Panegyric

1. Noun. A formal speech or opus publicly praising someone or something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Panegyric

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panegyric

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panduriform
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panegyric (current term)
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Literary usage of Panegyric

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1779)
"But, indeed, the wonder is, how, with fuch important and hazardous engagements on his hands, at the juncture when this panegyric was ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Or labour hard the panegyric close, as I was he shor'd me ; The Petition of Br. Water. ... Then let the sudden bursting sigh A panegyric rhyme, I ween, ..."

3. Orations from Homer to William McKinley by Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1902)
"His panegyric on Trajan is his only speech which really possessed ... panegyric IN PRAISE OF TRAJAN [The following panegyric was pronounced by Pliny as an ..."

4. English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious by George Crabb (1883)
"ENCOMIUM, EULOGY, panegyric. ... On me, when dunces are satiric, 1 take it for u panegyric. SWIFT. ..."

5. Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early by Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1905)
"His panegyric on Trajan is his only speech which really possessed ... panegyric IN PRAISE OF TRAJAN [The following panegyric was pronounced by Pliny as an ..."

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