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hymn

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hymn

  1. 1 a religious song <our Sunday church services always open with a hymn> Synonyms anthem, canticle, carol, chorale, psalm, spiritual Related Words dirge, lament, requiem, threnody; Gloria Patri, hallelujah, paean; mass, oratorio; processional, recessional

  2. 2 a formal expression of praise <the documentary on the Shakers is essentially a hymn to the simple life> Synonyms accolade, citation, commendation, dithyramb, eulogium, eulogy, homage, encomium, paean, panegyric, salutation, tributeRelated Words award, decoration, dedication, honor, prize; acclaim, acclamation, laudation; applause, plaudit(s); bravo, hallelujah, kudo; approval, cachet, compliment, recommendationNear Antonyms censure, condemnation, denunciation, indictment, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; admonition, correction, harangue, lecture, sermon


hymn

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hymn

  1. to proclaim the glory of <during the honeymoon following the inauguration, newspaper articles seemed to hymn the president's every move> Synonyms bless, carol, celebrate, emblazon, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, praise, laud, magnify, resoundRelated Words adore, belaud, deify, idolize, worship; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, renown, salute; chant, cheer, eulogize, rhapsodize; cite; flatter; crack up, recommend, toutNear Antonyms blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; criticize, reprove; admonish, chide, keelhaul, rebuke, reprimand, reproach; castigate, lambaste (or lambast)


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