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Definition of Commendation

Commendation

  1. The act of commending; praise; favorable representation in words; recommendation.
  2. That which is the ground of approbation or praise.
  3. A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting.

Commendation Quotations

Our actions seem to have their lucky and unlucky stars, to which a great part of that blame and that commendation is due which is given to the actions themselves.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility, but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness, and was in great reputation in Jerusalem, the greatest city we have.
Flavius Josephus

To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured, is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind.
George Boole

We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto; the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it.
Isaac Barrow
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Commendation Translations

commendation in German is Empfehlung
commendation in Latin is laudatio
commendation in Spanish is alabanza