Pronounced: SLACK-tuh-viz-uhm, noun

Notes: This seems like a word for the modern age, but I don’t think I’ve seen it

Yesterday’s word

The word encomium is “a formal expression of praise; a eulogy”

First usage

This word came into English in the late 1500s

Background / Comments

A eulogy is often associated with funerals, but our word is not. The word came from Latin and into Latin from the Greek word enkṓmion (in reveal)

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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