- an act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.
Origin of laudation
Related Words for laudationacclaim, acclamation, accolade, applause, appreciation, approbation, approval, boost, celebration, cheer, cheering, citation, commendation, compliment, cry, devotion, encomium, esteem, eulogy, exaltation
Examples from the Web for laudation
Historical Examples of laudation
It is wonderful how a mite of laudation will prod us to be more worthy.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)
W. Grant Hague
I have no intention of saying a word in laudation of the Atlantic cable.Cyrus W. Field; his Life and Work
Isabella Field Judson
He heard nothing but laudation of the wine and remarks upon the cookery.The Golden Butterfly
The laudation here too is characteristic; but it disposes of Carlyle's.The Evolution of States
J. M. Robertson
There was no chattering about clever men, and no laudation of good men.A Critic in Pall Mall
- a formal word for praise
late 15c., from Latin laudationem (nominative laudatio) "a praising, commendation," noun of action from past participle stem of laudare "to praise" (see laud).