- an act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.
Origin of laudation
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Examples from the Web for self-laudation
Not for me Is time for retrospection or for dreams, Not time for self-laudation or remorse.Custer, and Other Poems.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
This kind of self-laudation benefits the hearer, and changes his opinion.
With this kind of self-laudation you may see that soldiers and sailors are most taken.
And Maurice rose in disgust, not unmixed with self-laudation.For the Term of His Natural Life
She is where I meant her to be, and where no charge of self-laudation can touch her.Charlotte Bront
T. Wemyss Reid
- a formal word for praise
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Word Origin and History for self-laudation
late 15c., from Latin laudationem (nominative laudatio) "a praising, commendation," noun of action from past participle stem of laudare "to praise" (see laud).
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