Adjective "lauded" definition and examples

(Lauded may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/lɔːd/

Definitions and examples

verb

Praise (a person or their achievements) highly.
  1. 'her much-lauded rendering of Lady Macbeth'
  2. 'In the long term, in paradise, but also in the short term, as others from church lauded me for my suffering.'
  3. 'Ironically, when a person is able to maintain a reputation for honesty, he or she is lauded.'
  4. 'He'd been a perfect gentleman, lauding me with compliments, calling when he said he would.'
  5. 'The awards laud achievements in commercial, dramatic, and documentary film and television.'
  6. 'It may seem that I am justifying or lauding the attack.'
  7. 'Now she is lauded as the beloved elder stateswoman of the tournament.'
  8. 'We took them out and carefully replaced them where we found them and ended the matter with suitable speeches, lauding ourselves for our great achievement.'
  9. 'If these people wished to laud him, they were welcome to it - he would simply sit and enjoy the rather wonderful irony.'
  10. 'As a reward, I will mention your pasta-sauce-making attempt on the mainpage and laud you and revere you for all to see.'
  11. 'Their achievements will be lauded in the hills around Killawalla for many years.'

noun

Praise.

    More definitions

    1. to praise; extol. noun

    2. a song or hymn of praise.

    3. lauds, (used with a singular or plural verb) Ecclesiastical. a canonical hour, marked especially by psalms of praise, usually recited with matins.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "statuses can be lauded."

    "players can be lauded."

    "groups can be lauded."

    Origin

    (laud)Late Middle English: the noun from Old French laude, the verb from Latin laudare, both from Latin laus, laud- ‘praise’ (see also lauds).