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laudation

[law-dey-shuh n] /lɔˈdeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English laudacion < Latin laudātiōn- (stem of laudātiō) a praising, equivalent to laudāt(us) (past participle of laudāre to laud) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
interlaudation, noun
overlaudation, noun
self-laudation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for interlaudation

laudation

/lɔːˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a formal word for praise
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Word Origin and History for interlaudation

laudation

n.

late 15c., from Latin laudationem (nominative laudatio) "a praising, commendation," noun of action from past participle stem of laudare "to praise" (see laud).

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