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The act of lauding; praise.


a formal word for praise


(lɔˈdeɪ ʃən)

an act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin]
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2. The honoring of a deity, as in worship:
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To the Arcade there are two entrances, and with much to be sung in laudation of that which opens from the Strand I yet on the whole prefer the other as the more truly romantic, because it is there the tattered ones congregate, waiting to see the Davids emerge with the magic lamp.
And by hideous con- trast, a redundant orator was making a speech to another gathering not thirty steps away, in fulsome laudation of "our glorious British liberties
It is curious to see the periodical disuse and perishing of means and machinery which were introduced with loud laudation a few years or centuries before.
The subject of this laudation was a very little canary, who was so tame that he was brought down by Mr.
The genius for laudation characteristic of the race was in that phrase.
However, the widow made a pretty fair show of astonishment, and heaped so many com- pliments and so much gratitude upon Huck that he almost forgot the nearly intolerable discomfort of his new clothes in the entirely intolerable discomfort of being set up as a target for everybody's gaze and everybody's laudations.
Acknowledged as the ultimate travel laudation, the awardsappreciate hotels that are a hallmark of quality and innovation.
In his laudation the Prime Minister said that Gyrgy Fekete has performed not one lifes work, but two: in 1994 he retired following a full career as an artist and cultural policymaker, but then went on to be first a Member of Parliament and Chairman of the KDNP; and over the past six years he has constructed Hungarys most important cultural institution, the Hungarian Academy of Arts.
If "necessity" is a term of laudation and "contingency" implies denigration, then certain crucial features of reality, in general, and divine reality, in particular, are lost.
Comparing Laudation pacis with the Requiem of Reconciliation is perhaps a little misleading.
Impatient wailing and flattering laudation of the dead is an act of ignorance.