Laudation



[law-dey-shuh n] /lɔˈdeɪ ʃən/

noun
1.
an act or instance of ; encomium; tribute.
/lɔːˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a formal word for praise
n.

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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    [law-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈlɔ dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. containing or expressing praise: overwhelmed by the speaker’s laudatory remarks. /ˈlɔːdətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. expressing or containing praise; eulogistic adj. 1550s, from Middle French laudatoire and directly from Late Latin laudatorius, from Latin laudare (see laud).

  • Laudatory

    [law-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈlɔ dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. containing or expressing praise: overwhelmed by the speaker’s laudatory remarks. /ˈlɔːdətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. expressing or containing praise; eulogistic adj. 1550s, from Middle French laudatoire and directly from Late Latin laudatorius, from Latin laudare (see laud).



  • Lauded

    [lawd] /lɔd/ verb (used with object) 1. to praise; extol. noun 2. a song or hymn of praise. 3. lauds, (used with a singular or plural verb) Ecclesiastical. a canonical hour, marked especially by psalms of praise, usually recited with matins. /lɔːd/ verb 1. (transitive) to praise or glorify noun 2. praise or glorification /lɔːd/ […]

  • Lauder

    [law-der] /ˈlɔ dər/ noun 1. Sir Harry (MacLennan) [muh-klen-uh n] /məˈklɛn ən/ (Show IPA), 1870–1950, Scottish balladeer and composer. /ˈlɔːdə/ noun 1. Sir Harry. real name Hugh MacLennan. 1870–1950, Scottish ballad singer and music-hall comedian



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