laudatory


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laud·a·to·ry

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

laudatory

(ˈlɔːdətərɪ; -trɪ) or

laudative

adj
expressing or containing praise; eulogistic

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.laudatory - full of or giving praise; "a laudatory remark"
complimentary - conveying or resembling a compliment; "a complimentary remark"

laudatory

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

laudatory

adjective
Translations

laudatory

[ˈlɔːdətərɪ] ADJlaudatorio

laudatory

[ˈlɔːdətəri] adjélogieux/euse

laudatory

adjlobend; a laudatory speecheine Lobrede or Laudatio (geh)

laudatory

[ˈlɔːdətrɪ] adj (frm) → elogiativo/a
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
Miss Fanny Squeers carefully treasured up this, and much more conversation on the same subject, until she retired for the night, when she questioned the hungry servant, minutely, regarding the outward appearance and demeanour of Nicholas; to which queries the girl returned such enthusiastic replies, coupled with so many laudatory remarks touching his beautiful dark eyes, and his sweet smile, and his straight legs--upon which last-named articles she laid particular stress; the general run of legs at Dotheboys Hall being crooked--that Miss Squeers was not long in arriving at the conclusion that the new usher must be a very remarkable person, or, as she herself significantly phrased it, 'something quite out of the common.
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.
Dr Shagufta Khaliq who had a long association with Dr Qasim Mehdi gave a laudatory citation and recounted his achievements in the field of genetics and diversity of genes in Pakistani population.