"That is the best thing I ever did in my life," she said in self-commendation.
To the truth of which self-commendation we bore good testimony.
Paul cannot have written in self-commendation on more than one occasion, and he promises not to repeat this in iii.
"expression of approval," late 14c. (from c.1200 as the name of one of the Offices of the Dead), from Old French commendacion "approval, praise," from Latin commendationem (nominative commendatio) "recommendation, commendation," noun of action from past participle stem of commendare (see commend).