The word “hagiographic” has 5 syllables: hag-i-o-graph-ic.

It's pronounced as /ˌhæɡiəˈɡræfɪk/.

What is synonym and antonym for hagiographic?

In the thesaurus, “hagiographic” has 11 synonyms and 10 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for hagiographic along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for hagiographic

  • adulatory
  • demonstrative
  • fulsome
  • gushy
  • lavish
  • oily
  • oleaginous
  • sickening
  • soapy
  • unctuous
  • winning

Antonyms for hagiographic

Example Sentences

  • The biography, although informative, had a distinctly hagiographic tone.
  • The documentary presented a more critical view, avoiding a purely hagiographic portrayal.
  • Some scholars argue that the traditional narrative of the saint's life is too hagiographic.
  • The medieval manuscript was an exquisite example of hagiographic literature.
  • Despite its reputation as a reliable source, the text was criticized for its overtly hagiographic nature.

On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to hagiographic, such as: adulatory, artless, demonstrative, earnest, fulsome, genuine, gushy.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

Related Words


  • appreciative
  • blazing
  • burning
  • commendatory
  • congratulatory
  • encomiastic
  • eulogistic
  • fiery
  • flaming
  • flattering
  • hagiographic
  • hagiographical
  • laudatory
  • polite
  • praiseful
  • respectful
  • rhapsodic

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