[ US /ɛnˈkɔˌmɪəm/ ]
[ UK /ɛnkˈə‍ʊmi‍əm/ ]
NOUN
  1. a formal expression of praise
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How To Use encomium In A Sentence

  • I haven't read too many of these phony encomiums, but a typical theme seems to be that, love him or hate him, he was a ‘great’ man.
  • After such encomiums there is only one thing left to say and it is this - if you are going to read just one American novel this year, let this be the one.
  • Mrs. Robinson had afterwards the gratification of finding this offspring of her genius inserted in the Annual Register, with a flattering encomium from the pen of the eloquent and ingenious editor. Memoirs of Mary Robinson
  • Her original choreographies based on Indian mythology and contemporary issues earned her encomiums from around the world.
  • He appeared more than happy to be the coach of the Hong Kong cricket team and showered encomiums on Hong Kong cricket.
  • ‘I also feel happy to know that it is receiving encomiums from various quarters,’ he added.
  • By the time our friend has reached the eleventh chapter of Hebrews the eloquent encomium which is there pronounced upon faith will not seem strange to him. The Pursuit of God
  • But the most frequently recorded encomiums come from men and women in his own constituency.
  • Mantinea, and which you may call the encomium of love, or what you please. The Symposium
  • Yet amid all the encomiums the coming days will bring, it's worth remembering that he was for many years at odds with the critical establishment, and occasionally with audiences too.
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