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synonyms for commendation

  • encouragement
  • PR
  • acclamation
  • approbation
  • approval
  • award
  • bouquet
  • credit
  • encomium
  • honor
  • panegyric
  • pay
  • plum
  • points
  • posy
  • puff
  • rave
  • recommendation
  • stroke
  • stroking
  • tribute
  • brownie points
  • good opinion
  • pat on the back
  • pat on the head
  • pumping up
  • shot in the arm
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antonyms for commendation

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  • condemnation
  • criticism
  • disapproval
  • dishonor
  • disrespect
  • ill repute
  • blame
  • censure
  • reprimand
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How to use commendation in a sentence

He has already burned the letters of commendation his relatives received for their work with American contractors or allied militaries.
THESE AFGHANS WON THE VISA LOTTERY TWO YEARS AGO — NOW THEY’RE STUCK IN KABUL AND OUT OF LUCKBY DARA LINDAUGUST 27, 2021PROPUBLICA
Some are stuck themselves, sending images of the badges and permission letters and commendations they’ve accumulated.
YOU HAVE A NOTIFICATION: ‘THEY ARE ABOUT TO KILL US’ERIK NELSONAUGUST 23, 2021OZY
In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has issued a commendation to a soldier who tied a Kashmiri man to his jeep and paraded him through a village.
BE VERY AFRAID: A VIRTUAL HOUSE OF HORRORSTRACY MORANOCTOBER 25, 2020OZY
Great preparations had been made, and the success must have been perfect to win so general and hearty a commendation.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Jane was highly gratified by this commendation, and most eagerly availed herself of his most valuable offer.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The principles herein stated are not mere theories, but they have the commendation of having stood the test of use.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
"Flora May," was the delighted answer, now that the aunt had committed herself by commendation.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
This establishment of a test workhouse for the able-bodied received at first the warm commendation of the Central Authority.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
For the next few years we see them taking great pride in this school, and receiving the highest commendation from the inspectors.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
They needed no further commendation, for they knew no higher court on such a matter.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMENDATION

  • PR
  • acclamation
  • acknowledgment
  • applause
  • approbation
  • celebration
  • cheering
  • clapping
  • commendation
  • exaltation
  • honor
  • kudos
  • pat on the back
  • pat on the head
  • plaudits
  • praise
  • puff
  • pumping up
  • rave
  • recognition
  • strokes
  • stroking
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.