Synonyms of commendation in English:

commendation


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See Spanish definition of encomio

noun

1‘he received letters of commendation from the chief constable’

SYNONYMS
praise, congratulation, appreciation, thanks
acclaim, acclamation, credit, recognition, regard, respect, esteem, admiration, adulation, approval, approbation, homage, tribute
eulogy, encomium, panegyric, paean
rare laudation, extolment, eulogium
ANTONYMS

criticism

2‘he got a commendation for brave conduct’

SYNONYMS
award, accolade, prize, honour, honourable mention, mention, citation, recognition
pat on the back, round of applause
ANTONYMS

penalty