Com`men*da"tion (?), n. [L. commendatio.]
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.
That which is the ground of approbation or praise.
Good nature is the most godlike commendation of a man.
A message of affection or respect; compliments; greeting.
Hark you, Margaret;
No princely commendations to my king?
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