Meaning: A formal expression of praise
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A friend offered an encomium on the loss of a valuable relation.
Pronunciation: en-koh-mee-uh m
Usage/Example: 1. You shouldn't repose your trust on the industrialists who shower encomium on you (Source: Business Standard)
2. The best encomium on his death was paid by one of his dearest rivals George Foreman, “the God has come to claim his champion”. (Source: The News International)
3. After the death of Duke Ellington, Gleason offered an encomium to his work as a composer (Source: The New Yorker)
Synonyms and Antonyms: Encomium
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