Definition of laudation in English:

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Pronunciation: /lɔːˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun] formal
Praise; commendation: he was singled out for laudation [count noun]: laudations of her beauty
More example sentences
  • Tea and supper were provided and all were loud in their laudations at the many good things on the tables before them.
  • The tree has seeds with holes, which have been used by visitors to make ‘tasbih,’ a string of 100 beads to recite laudations to God.
  • The historical background of such orations dates back to the laudation orations of classical times.


Late Middle English: from Latin laudatio(n-), from the verb laudare (see laud).

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