Origin of ovation
OTHER WORDS FROM ovationo·va·tion·al, adjective
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How to use ovation in a sentence
After Carey was shot, the House of Representatives gave the Capitol Police a standing ovation.
Democrats gave Pelosi a standing ovation as the final tally was announced, while the Republican side of the chamber was nearly empty.
Like Nixon, when he declared Bush the winner – asking God to bless his opponent – Gore drew a standing ovation.‘Grace and humor’: The vice presidents who certified their own election losses|Gillian Brockell|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
She not only earned a standing ovation and passing grade, but it laid the groundwork for her academic and musical career.
He is happy and at peace with retiring at 28 — even if there was no ovation, no coverage, no ceremony to offer tear-filled gratitude to his teammates, family or fans.Spencer Kieboom built his life around baseball. Then he quietly walked away.|Jesse Dougherty|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
The two were greeted with a standing ovation from the audience in the sold-out Empire Theatre.
When you have a number like “Maybe This Time” that is so powerful you need to have a standing ovation afterwards.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if someone falls on the floor or voids themselves that is a standing ovation.New York’s Scariest Night Out: The Ghosts, Rats, and Lunatics of ‘Nightmare New York’|Justin Jones|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before he could sip, his name was announced and he had to run onto the stage to receive a standing ovation.
Its placing at the apex of British life is itself a little nuts, as the Ovation series shows.
The party were greeted with one continued ovation during the journey.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow
When the espada finally performs his courageous feat under such conditions, he obtains such an ovation as his skill deserves.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
A moment afterward the Kiowa finished his boastful tale, and received a noisy ovation from his people.Three Sioux Scouts|Elmer Russell Gregor
He insists that this is the only fitting thing to do, that to live after such a reception and ovation would be an anti-climax.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
Mr. Lincoln met with a splendid ovation from the troops and the colored people as he rode about the city.