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laud·a·to·ry

 (lô′də-tôr′ē)
adj.
Expressing or conferring praise: a laudatory review of the new play.
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laudatory

(ˈlɔːdətərɪ; -trɪ) or

laudative

adj
expressing or containing praise; eulogistic
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laud•a•to•ry

(ˈlɔ dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

also laud′a•tive,



adj.
containing or expressing praise.
[1545–55; < Late Latin]
laud`a•to′ri•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.laudatory - full of or giving praise; "a laudatory remark"
complimentary - conveying or resembling a compliment; "a complimentary remark"
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laudatory

adjective eulogistic, approving, complimentary, adulatory, commendatory, approbatory, panegyrical, acclamatory She spoke of the doctor in laudatory terms.
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laudatory

adjective
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Translations

laudatory

[ˈlɔːdətərɪ] ADJlaudatorio
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laudatory

[ˈlɔːdətəri] adjélogieux/euse
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laudatory

adjlobend; a laudatory speecheine Lobrede or Laudatio (geh)
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laudatory

[ˈlɔːdətrɪ] adj (frm) → elogiativo/a
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References in classic literature ?
A true aspirant therefore never needs look for allusions personal and laudatory in discourse.
The constable paused; the least flicker of an innocent self- laudatory smile invested his round face with an infantile expression.
The Abbe de Sponde looked graciously at the Chevalier de Valois, and nodded his head in sign of his laudatory approbation.
"Really, captain," said D'Artagnan, determined to continue on the laudatory tack on which he had commenced, "the more I listen to you the more surprised I am at the easy and elegant manner in which you speak French.
The poet was understood to be the young gentleman of the gold opera glass, who heard our laudatory remarks with the composure of a veteran.
His conscience, therefore, usually considered the surest witness to a man's integrity,--his conscience, unless it might be for the little space of five minutes in the twenty-four hours, or, now and then, some black day in the whole year's circle,--his conscience bore an accordant testimony with the world's laudatory voice.
Why, if he had exhausted every laudatory adjective in the dictionary, it wouldn't have been praise enough.
Seated, with her needlework or netting apparatus, at the window, she had a self- laudatory sense of correcting, by her ladylike deportment, the rude business aspect of the place.
He would mention him in laudatory terms to new-comers, when his back was turned.
Quicker, however, than the breeze, the withered, sallow arms of the beggars were thrust in, accompanied by the eternal whine of "Miserabili, miserabili, excellenza!" On the walls were displayed innumerable inscriptions, written in nearly every language of Europe, some in verse, some in prose, most of them not very laudatory of "bella Italia."
CJ Balochistan High Court Justice Tahira Safdar received guard of honor in session court of Gawadar where President Gawadar Bar Asif Raheem Advocatepresented laudatory address to the CJ BHC.