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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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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
The genius for laudation characteristic of the race was in that phrase.
The subject of this laudation was a very little canary, who was so tame that he was brought down by Mr.
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.
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.
Dybvig, Professor of Banking and Finance at Washington University, will give the laudation.
This year's winner of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, Navid Kermani, expressed his objection with deeds as well as words: He has refused the invitation to hold a laudation speech in Adonis' honor on November 20 in OsnabrE-ck.
To what extent does the widespread laudation for civil society really capture the dynamics of democratization in the region?
Word Ways, the Journal of Recreational Linguistics = New English laudation, acrostics or rare joyful wit.
At the same time, even as authors celebrate the queen, often furthering a sense of national identity in the process, their use of the literary device may in fact reveal more than superficial laudation.
About the nearest thing to a perpetual motion," wrote a newspaper in nearby Galt, "is the wagging of a Berliner's tongue in laudation of his town.
Bulgarian Vice-PM and Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov offered a laudation of the resigned cabinet of PM Boyko Borisov in Thursday's plenary vote on the resignation.