Definition of panegyrical in US English:



  • See panegyric

    • ‘Demonstrative or panegyrical oratory is associated with the past and urges an audience to honor and imitate a virtuous subject.’
    • ‘His work On Justinian's Buildings, was composed at the emperor's behest, and is panegyrical in tone.’
    • ‘Any panegyrical reference to this feat is worth it, even assuming that Kumble is not the first but the second Indian to reach this milestone.’
    • ‘Amidst the panegyrical promises of modernization and development, few voices, either left or right, questioned the ideology of progress, though many fought bitterly over the division of the spoils.’
    • ‘Gone indeed was artists' panegyrical imagery of the Revolution and Empire.’