an act or instance of lauding; encomium; tribute.

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

interlaudation, noun
overlaudation, noun
self-laudation, noun Unabridged
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laudation (lɔːˈdeɪʃən)
a formal word for praise

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Both meetings were characterized by a laudation of reform, both on the part of the speakers and by the people.
There is no fulsome laudation and no tone of advocacy or of apology.
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