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Synonyms for acclamation
ˌæk ləˈmeɪ ʃən

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. acclamation

    Praise is the hearty approval of an individual, or of a number or multitude considered individually, and is expressed by spoken or written words; applause, the spontaneous outburst of many at once. Applause is expressed in any way, by stamping of feet, clapping of hands, waving of handkerchiefs, etc., as well as by the voice; acclamation is the spontaneous and hearty approval of many at once, and strictly by the voice alone. Thus one is chosen moderator by acclamation when he receives a unanimous viva voce vote; we could not say he was nominated by applause. Acclaim is the more poetic term for acclamation, commonly understood in a loftier sense; as, a nation's acclaim. Plaudit is a shout of applause, and is commonly used in the plural; as, the plaudits of a throng. Applause is also used in the general sense of praise. Approbation is a milder and more qualified word than praise; while praise is always uttered, approbation may be silent. "Approbation speaks of the thing or action.... Praise is always personal." A. W. and J. C. Hare Guesses at Truth first series, p. 549. [Macmillan & Co. '66.] Acceptance refers to an object or action; approbation may refer to character or natural traits. Approval always supposes a testing or careful examination, and frequently implies official sanction; approbation may be upon a general view. The industry and intelligence of a clerk win his employer's approbation; his decision in a special instance receives his approval. Praise is always understood as genuine and sincere, unless the contrary is expressly stated; compliment is a light form of praise that may or may not be sincere; flattery is insincere and ordinarily fulsome praise.

    Synonyms:
    acclaim, adulation, applause, approbation, approval, cheering, cheers, compliment, encomium, eulogy, flattery, laudation, panegyric, plaudit, praise, sycophancy

    Antonyms:
    abuse, animadversion, blame, censure, condemnation, contempt, denunciation, disapprobation, disapproval, disparagement, hissing, ignominy, obloquy, reproach, reproof, repudiation, scorn, slander, vilification, vituperation

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. acclamation

    Synonyms:
    applause, homage, gratulation, salutation, joy, commendation, plaudit, hosannas, cheer, shouting, exultation, triumph, approval

    Antonyms:
    obloquy, censure, execration, contumely, outcry, sibilation, denunciation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit, eclatnoun

    enthusiastic approval

    "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"

    Synonyms:
    plaudits, eclat, plaudit, acclaim, pomp

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. acclamationnoun

    Synonyms:
    applause, plaudit, shouting, cheer, cry, outcry, eclat, ACCLAIM, shout of applause

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "acclamation":

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#247223panegyric
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How to use acclamation in a sentence?

  1. Edmund Burke:

    We must not always judge of the generality of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation.

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