laudation

[ law-dey-shuh n ]
/ lɔˈdeɪ ʃən /

noun

an act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.

Origin of laudation

1425–75; late Middle English laudacion < Latin laudātiōn- (stem of laudātiō) a praising, equivalent to laudāt(us) (past participle of laudāre to laud) + -iōn- -ion

Related forms

in·ter·lau·da·tion, nouno·ver·lau·da·tion, nounself-lau·da·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for laudation

laudation

/ (lɔːˈdeɪʃən) /

noun

a formal word for praise
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