Synonyms and Antonyms of commendation
1 a formal recognition of an achievement or praiseworthy deed a firefighter who has been awarded several commendations for bravery Synonyms of commendation acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, mention Words Related to commendation decoration, medal, ribbon; accolade, award, honor, kudo, prize, tribute; dedication
2 a formal expression of praise a new novel that has received enthusiastic commendations from most of the critics Synonyms of commendation accolade, citation, encomium, dithyramb, eulogium, eulogy, homage, hymn, paean, panegyric, salutation, tributeWords Related to commendation award, decoration, dedication, honor, prize; acclaim, acclamation, laudation; applause, plaudit(s); bravo, hallelujah, kudo; approval, cachet, compliment, recommendationNear Antonyms of commendation censure, condemnation, denunciation, indictment, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; admonition, correction, harangue, lecture, sermon
3 commendations pl archaic best wishes his Lordship extends his hearty commendations Synonyms of commendation commendations [archaic], congratulations, felicitations, greetings, regards, respectsWords Related to commendation approval, benediction, blessing, endorsement (also indorsement); acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, compliment; adulation, flattery, praise; well-wishingNear Antonyms of commendation dig, gibe (or jibe), insult, put-down, taunt
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