Part of speech: noun

The act of commending; approbation.

Part of speech: noun

Something that commends.

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Usage examples "commendation":

  1. He was too sad, too weak in body and mind, and too fresh from the ghastly battlefield, not to shrink in sensitive pain from personal and public commendation. - "Taken Alive", E. P. Roe.
  2. He spoke of her to Sir Lukin in London with commendation. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. Wyllard lifted one hand with a motion that disclaimed all right to commendation. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.