dyslogistic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj dyslogistic expressing disapproval "dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Dyslogistic Unfavorable; not commendatory; -- opposed to eulogistic. "There is no course of conduct for which dyslogistic or eulogistic epithets may be found.""The paternity of dyslogistic no bantling, but now almost a centenarian -- is adjudged to that genius of common sense, Jeremy Bentham."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dyslogistic Conveying censure, disapproval, or opprobrium; censorious; opprobrious.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Dyslogistic dis-lō-jis′tik conveying censure, opprobrious
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. dys- ill, bad, + discourse, fr. to speak