Com`men*da"tion (?), n. [L. commendatio.]

1.

The act of commending; praise; favorable representation in words; recommendation.

Need we . . . epistles of commendatiom? 2 Cor. iii. 1.

By the commendation of the great officers. Bacon.

2.

That which is the ground of approbation or praise.

Good nature is the most godlike commendation of a man. Dryden.

3. pl.

A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting.

[Obs.]

Hark you, Margaret; No princely commendations to my king? Shak.

 

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