laudatory

[ law-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈlɔ dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /

adjective

containing or expressing praise: overwhelmed by the speaker's laudatory remarks.
Sometimes laud·a·tive.

Origin of laudatory

1545–55; < Late Latin laudātōrius, equivalent to laudā(re) to laud + -tōrius -tory1

Related forms

Can be confused

laudable laudatory
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British Dictionary definitions for laudative

laudatory

laudative

/ (ˈlɔːdətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective

expressing or containing praise; eulogistic
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