laudation

noun
lau·​da·​tion | \ lȯ-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce laudation (audio) \

Definition of laudation

: the act of praising : eulogy

Examples of laudation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reve’s quintuple pirouettes in Basilio’s equally impressive variations brought gleeful laudations from the crowd, this critic included. Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, "Ballet Nacional de Cuba's 'Don Quixote' is unapologetically unrefreshed — and the dancing is glorious," 19 May 2018 Reve’s quintuple pirouettes in Basilio’s equally impressive variations brought gleeful laudations from the crowd, this critic included. Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, "Ballet Nacional de Cuba's 'Don Quixote' is unapologetically unrefreshed — and the dancing is glorious," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of laudation

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Laudation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laudation. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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