Definition of panegyrism in US English:

panegyrism

noun

rare
  • A panegyric, a eulogy; a compliment.

Origin

Late 19th century. From panegyr- + -ism. Compare Hellenistic Greek πανηγυρισμός, Byzantine Greek πανηγύρισμα celebration of a public festival, post-classical Latin panegyrismus.

Pronunciation

panegyrism

/ˌpanɪˈdʒɪrɪz(ə)m/