laudation

[ law-dey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF laudation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAUDATION

It is wonderful how a mite of laudation will prod us to be more worthy.

I have no intention of saying a word in laudation of the Atlantic cable.

He heard nothing but laudation of the wine and remarks upon the cookery.

The laudation here too is characteristic; but it disposes of Carlyle's.

There was no chattering about clever men, and no laudation of good men.

Nor, in this laudation of the short-horns, are we at all mistaken.

Laudation and denunciation were poured out with equal liberality.

It is used as a vehicle for the cheapest forms of wit and the most personal attack or laudation.

One day she retorted pertly when some covert remark, not altogether to her new mother's laudation, had been made by Lillian.

They apologized and confessed that their misapprehensions had been due to the absurd style of laudation in The Examiner.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Latin laudationem (nominative laudatio) "a praising, commendation," noun of action from past participle stem of laudare "to praise" (see laud).

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