Definition of Dyslogistic

1. Adjective. Expressing disapproval. "Dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'"

Exact synonyms: Dislogistic, Pejorative
Similar to: Uncomplimentary



Definition of Dyslogistic

1. a. Unfavorable; not commendatory; -- opposed to eulogistic.

Definition of Dyslogistic

1. Adjective. Expressing censure or disapproval ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dyslogistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dyslogistic

dyskoimesis
dyslalia
dyslectic
dyslectics
dyslexia
dyslexias
dyslexic
dyslexically
dyslexics
dyslipidaemia
dyslipidaemias
dyslipidemia
dyslipidemias
dyslogia
dyslogies
dyslogistic (current term)
dyslogistically
dyslogy
dysluite
dyslysin
dysmasesis
dysmature
dysmaturity
dysmelias
dysmelic
dysmenorrheas
dysmenorrheic

Literary usage of Dyslogistic

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1. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Any eulogistic may thus be sarcastically converted into a dyslogistic : hence many ... When, therefore, dyslogistic phraseology is applied to that in which ..."

2. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1839)
"By degrees they acquired, some of them an eulogistic, some a dyslogistic, cast. This change extended itself, as the moral sense (if so loose and delusive a ..."

3. Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy in England by William Whewell (1852)
"But these eulogistic and dyslogistic names are ... If men were not eulogistic and dyslogistic in their way of speaking of actions, how should they express ..."

4. Works by Sydney Smith (1858)
"Mischievous fallacies also circulate from the convertible use of what Mr. B. is pleased to call dyslogistic and eulogistic terms. ..."

5. Agnosticism by Robert Flint (1903)
"gistic from those who regard it as a true, right, or useful tendency, or which is not implicitly dyslogistic f rotn those who regard it as a false, wrong, ..."

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