Definition of encomiastic in English:

encomiastic

adjective

formal

See encomiast

  • ‘To understand why the ‘lives’ began this way, it is important to remember that ‘lives’ were encomiastic narratives, a peculiar literary genre somewhere between the diegesis and the enkomion.’
  • ‘In the main, these are either gratuitously encomiastic or post-prandial.’
  • ‘She makes use of his commentaries, but above all of his seven encomiastic homilies in praise of Paul.’
  • ‘Since poetry is essentially encomiastic, the great nobles have a definite use for it.’

Pronunciation

encomiastic

/ɛnkəʊmɪˈastɪk/