- containing or expressing praise: overwhelmed by the speaker's laudatory remarks.
Origin of laudatory
Synonyms for laudatorySee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for laudatoryflattering, acclamatory, approbatory, commendatory, adulatory, approbative, encomiastic, eulogistic, laudative, panegyrical, praiseful
Examples from the Web for laudatory
Contemporary Examples of laudatory
The first time round, in 2011, the critics, while not unkind, were not laudatory.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?
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Historical Examples of laudatory
He paused, evidently expectant of laudatory corroboration from the secretary.Within the Law
He would mention him in laudatory terms to new-comers, when his back was turned.Little Dorrit
Fonsegue says that it's written in too laudatory a style for the 'Globe.'The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
He is critical, but not captious; laudatory, but not fulsome.
Wise or dull, laudatory or otherwise, we put their opinions aside.Roundabout Papers
William Makepeace Thackeray
- expressing or containing praise; eulogistic
1550s, from Middle French laudatoire and directly from Late Latin laudatorius, from Latin laudare (see laud).