Definition of Eloge

1. Noun. (obsolete) An expression of praise. ¹



2. Noun. A statement or disquisition in praise of someone who has died. ¹

3. Noun. Specifically, the statement made by a new member of the French Academy about his predecessor. ¹

4. Noun. (alternative form of eloge sort=eloge) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eloge

1. a funeral oration [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eloge

elocular
elocute
elocuted
elocutes
elocuting
elocution
elocutionary
elocutionist
elocutionists
elocutions
elocutive
elodea
elodeas
elodian
elodians
eloge (current term)
eloges
elogies
elogist
elogists
elogium
elogiums
elogy
eloign
eloignate
eloigned
eloigner
eloigners
eloigning
eloignment

Literary usage of Eloge

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1. Turgot and the Six Edicts by Robert Perry Shepherd (1903)
"Together with the Reflexions, the eloge de Gournay represents the best and most widely known ... welche Turgot im eloge seinem Freunde Gournay zuschreibt, ..."

2. Diderot and the Encyclopædists by John Morley (1884)
"To understand the march of feeling in French literature, and to measure the growth and expansion in criticism, we need only compare Diderot's eloge on ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1836)
"eloge of Baron Cuvier, delivered in the Chamber of Peers on the nth December, 1832. By BARON PASQUIER, President of the Chamber of Peers. ..."

4. Diderot and the Encyclopœdists by John Morley (1878)
"To understand the march of feeling in French literature, and to measure the growth and expansion in criticism, v.-e need only compare Diderot's eloge on ..."

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