Encomium - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |enˈkoʊmiəm|  American pronunciation of the word encomium
Brit.  |ɛnˈkəʊmɪəm|  British pronunciation of the word encomium

noun

- a formal expression of praise (syn: eulogy, paean, panegyric, pean)

Examples

...the encomiums bestowed on a teacher at her retirement ceremonies...

Word forms

noun
singular: encomium
plural: encomiums or encomia
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