Examples of commendation in a Sentence
Their hard work deserves commendation.
The President issued a commendation praising the volunteers for their exceptional work during the relief effort.
Recent Examples of commendation from the Web
Early paroles and letters of commendation, especially, to Keitel for his typically tenacious performance as the frazzled Mr. White, and to Buscemi for his nasty portrayal of, fittingly, Mr. Pink.
Facebook seems to be doing some genuinely good work in Puerto Rico that's deserving of commendation.
Just a quick commendation for my podcast co-host and personal stylist Andy Benoit.
Schuhmann's personnel file shows several commendations.
His tenure also brought commendations for solving burglary cases and being shot in the shoulder during a traffic stop in 1998.
But the physics world had widely anticipated this one and the three researchers, along with others, have won a series of major prizes and commendations for the work.
On the wall by the television, a commendation from the army for his services as Kennedy’s grave digger hung.
City Councilman Eric Ulrich even gave the dogs a commendation in August for their service to New York City.
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First Known Use of commendation
Synonymsacknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, mention
Related Wordsdecoration, medal, ribbon; accolade, award, honor, kudo, prize, tribute; dedication
Near Antonymscensure, condemnation, denunciation, indictment, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; admonition, correction, harangue, lecture, sermon
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