un applausive

applause

[uh-plawz]
noun
1.
hand clapping as a demonstration of approval, appreciation, acclamation, or the like.
2.
any positive expression of appreciation or approval; acclamation.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin applausus struck upon, applauded (past participle of applaudere), equivalent to ap- ap-1 + plaud- clap + -tus past participle suffix

applausive [uh-plaw-siv, -ziv] , adjective
self-applause, noun
unapplausive, adjective


2. acclaim, plaudit, praise.
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applause (əˈplɔːz)
 
n
appreciation or praise, esp as shown by clapping the hands

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applause
early 15c., from L. applausus, pp. of applaudere "approve by clapping hands" (see plaudit).
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