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  • as incomplimentary
  • as inlaudatory

synonyms for encomiastic

  • appreciative
  • congratulatory
  • polite
  • respectful
  • adulatory
  • approbative
  • approbatory
  • approving
  • celebrating
  • commendatory
  • courtly
  • encomiastical
  • eulogistic
  • fair-spoken
  • fawning
  • highly favorable
  • honeyed
  • honoring
  • laudatory
  • panegyrical
  • plauditory
  • praiseful
  • sycophantic
  • unctuous
  • well-wishing
  • with high praise
  • with highest recommendation

antonyms for encomiastic

MOST RELEVANT
  • unmannerly
  • blaming
  • censuring
  • critical
  • denouncing
  • disparaging
  • for sale
  • insulting
  • reproachful
  • unflattering
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How to use encomiastic in a sentence

Both are encomiastic, and describe the character and work of the deceased with considerable fulness and beauty of expression.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Mathias was fascinated with it, and printed it privately with an encomiastic criticism.
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY, VOLUME II (OF 3)THOMAS PERCY
It may be remarked, that in this elegy, and in most of his encomiastic poems, he has forgotten or neglected to name his heroes.
LIVES OF THE ENGLISH POETS: WALLER, MILTON, COWLEYSAMUEL JOHNSON
Her personal charms fully merited the encomiastic strains of the following epistle.
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN, NOW FIRST COLLECTED IN EIGHTEEN VOLUMES, VOLUME 11JOHN DRYDEN
In rhetoric, they say the first part was demonstrative or encomiastic, the second deliberative, the third judicial.
ESSAYS AND MISCELLANIESPLUTARCH
The numerous encomiastic elegies addressed to Lorenzo de' Medici and other patrons are wholly without value.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY, VOLUME 2 (OF 7)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Musurus boasts in his encomiastic verses that the work was accomplished entirely by Cretans.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY, VOLUME 2 (OF 7)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
At the publication the wits seemed proud to pay their attendance with encomiastic verses.
LIVES OF THE POETS: ADDISON, SAVAGE, AND SWIFTSAMUEL JOHNSON
They have been encomiastic even in regard to her voice and her manner of singing.
THE MERRY-GO-ROUNDCARL VAN VECHTEN
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