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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.
Franz was the "excellency," the vehicle was the "carriage," and the Hotel de Londres was the "palace." 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.
The Webster's Thesaurus has over fifty synonyms for the word, among which are 'acclaim, credit, deference, decency, esteem, favour, homage, integrity, laudation, recognition, repute, respect'.
The Speaker expressed pride and appreciation of the royal laudation of the role and performance of the Legislature and its cooperation with the Executive body in serving the homeland and the citizens in harmony with the Royal directives.
In Robert Burns, Power opens his study of the bard's work and legacy with a damning depiction of the political constitution of the Burns movement: 'the average Burns club, he writes, is solidly middle-class in composition and sentiment, and a proposer of 'The Immortal Memory' would be reasonably safe in combining his laudation of Burns with a denunciation of Socialist doctrines'.
Acknowledged as the ultimate travel laudation, the awardsappreciate hotels that are a hallmark of quality and innovation.
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.