Origin of commendation
Synonyms for commendation
Antonyms for commendation
Related Words for commendationencouragement, approbation, acclamation, bouquet, pay, plum, posy, panegyric, award, encomium, credit, stroke, recommendation, rave, approval, tribute, puff, honor, PR, stroking
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Contemporary Examples of commendation
The governor was defiant, saying Obama “earned” his commendation.Obama Escapes Scandals in New Jersey, but What’s in It for Christie?
May 29, 2013
In a civilized world, I would have received a commendation of some sort.Turn Off Your Damn Cellphones
May 16, 2013
Historical Examples of commendation
Perhaps he thought of Rahab who hid the spies, and received a commendation for it.
You ask for what you do not need when you call upon me for a word of commendation.
He, no doubt, expected to be welcomed in the warmest terms of commendation.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
This was his commendation, from hour to hour; it made up the litany of his gratitude for what she had been to him.
She was no longer a pretty girl, a nice girl, as the commendation went.
"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).