Origin of commendation
Examples from the Web for self-commendation
"That is the best thing I ever did in my life," she said in self-commendation.Her Father's Daughter|Gene Stratton-Porter
To the truth of which self-commendation we bore good testimony.The Argosy|Various
Paul cannot have written in self-commendation on more than one occasion, and he promises not to repeat this in iii.The Making of the New Testament|Benjamin W. Bacon
British Dictionary definitions for self-commendation
Word Origin and History for self-commendation
"expression of approval," late 14c. (from c.1200 as the name of one of the Offices of the Dead), from Old French commendacion "approval, praise," from Latin commendationem (nominative commendatio) "recommendation, commendation," noun of action from past participle stem of commendare (see commend).