eulogize







eulogize


eulogize [yoo-luh-jahyz] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin verb (used with object), eu·lo·gized, eu·lo·giz·ing.

  1. to praise highly.
  2. to speak or write a eulogy about.

Also especially British, eu·lo·gise. Origin of eulogize First recorded in 1800–10; eulog(y) + -ize Related formseu·lo·gi·za·tion, nouneu·lo·giz·er, nounun·eu·lo·gized, adjectiveSynonyms for eulogize 1. extol, laud, commend, panegyrize. Examples from the Web for eulogise Historical Examples of eulogise

  • The poet proved himself unwise When him he did not eulogise.

    The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1875

    Various

  • But to eulogise education and to deprecate its results is dishonest.

    Ancient Faiths And Modern

    Thomas Inman

  • They begin with records as to death, disease, and age, and pass on to eulogise the departed.

    A Wanderer in Venice

    E.V. Lucas

  • There is no quality so dangerous to eulogise as experience, and Atlee thought long over this.

    Lord Kilgobbin

    Charles Lever

  • Honoured here and upon the Continent, it is needless to eulogise an artist whom all agree to admire.

    English Illustration ‘The Sixties’: 1855-70

    Gleeson White

  • British Dictionary definitions for eulogise eulogize eulogise verb

    1. to praise (a person or thing) highly in speech or writing

    Derived Formseulogist, eulogizer or eulogiser, nouneulogistic or eulogistical, adjectiveeulogistically, adverb Word Origin and History for eulogise eulogize v.

    1810, from eulogy + -ize. Related: Eulogized; eulogizing.

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