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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 self-laudation

laudation

/lɔːˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a formal word for praise
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Word Origin and History for self-laudation

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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