dyslogistic
adjective Etymology: dys- + -logistic (as in eulogistic) Date: 1812 uncomplimentarydyslogistically adverb

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  • Dyslogistic — Dys lo*gis tic, a. [Gr. dys ill, bad, + ? discourse, fr. ? to speak.] Unfavorable; not commendatory; opposed to {eulogistic}. [1913 Webster] There is no course of conduct for which dyslogistic or eulogistic epithets may be found. J. F. Stephen.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dyslogistic — [dis΄lō jis′tik] adj. [ DYS + (EU)LOGISTIC] Rare disapproving; opprobrious: opposed to EULOGISTIC …   English World dictionary

  • dyslogistic — See eulogistic/dyslogistic …   Philosophy dictionary

  • dyslogistic — adjective expressing disapproval dyslogistic terms like nitwit and scalawag • Syn: ↑dislogistic, ↑pejorative • Similar to: ↑uncomplimentary …   Useful english dictionary

  • dyslogistic — dyslogistically, adv. /dis leuh jis tik/, adj. conveying disapproval or censure; not complimentary or eulogistic. [1795 1805; DYS + (EU)LOGISTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dyslogistic — adjective Expressing censure or disapproval …   Wiktionary

  • dyslogistic — adj. conveying censure; opprobrious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dyslogistic — dys·lo·gis·tic …   English syllables

  • dyslogistic — dys•lo•gis•tic [[t]ˌdɪs ləˈdʒɪs tɪk[/t]] adj. conveying disapproval or censure; not complimentary or eulogistic • Etymology: 1795–1805; dys + (eu) logistic dys lo•gis′ti•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • dyslogistic — Expressing disapproval …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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