Origin of applause
Related formsap·plau·sive [uh-plaw-siv, -ziv] /əˈplɔ sɪv, -zɪv/, adjectiveself-ap·plause, nounun·ap·plau·sive, adjective
Examples from the Web for applauses
Once more there was proclamation, and once more a burst of applauses.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
Treaty of Seville; a part to be acted on the world-theatre, with applauses, with envies, almost from the very demi-gods?History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Well, I must say that the applauses and the fees were honestly earned.
I see there, in the distance, a serene sky; and then all these things that appear to ascend all these things are applauses.The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete|Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
He soon grew accustomed to the applauses of the masses; they reached his ear, but the poisoned arrows pressed not into his soul.Molly and Kitty|Olga Eschenbach