Similarly, television shows that include gay characters are lauded for being so “brave” and for changing culture for the better.
Apple executives, Groupon founders and Google visionaries get lauded.
The Browns should be lauded for helping to keep their nephew on the right track while his mother was in prison.
His increased spending on global HIV/AIDS has been lauded by everyone from Bono to Barack Obama.
All portray themselves, and are lauded by Iran, as resistance fighters.
When he lauded the reforms effected by the German princes he was thinking of their secularisation of ecclesiastical revenues.
But he lauded the Canadians for the heroic spirit which they had manifested.
Prodigality, however, is as much to be condemned as judicious liberality is to be lauded.
You cannot tell how my heart beats when I hear you lauded when you are away.
The flag was waved, the Government was lauded and the Constitution praised.
late 14c., from Old French lauder "praise, extol," from Latin laudare "to praise, commend, honor, extol, eulogize," from laus (genitive laudis) "praise, fame glory." Probably cognate with Old English leoð "song, poem, hymn," from Proto-Germanic *leuthan (cf. Old Norse ljoð "strophe," German Lied "song," Gothic liuþon "to praise"), and from an echoic PIE root *leu-. Related: Lauded; lauding.