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Laudative

Definition of the adjective Laudative

What does Laudative mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. See Laudatory.

Definition of the noun Laudative

What does Laudative mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [obsolete] A panegyric; a eulogy - Francis Bacon

Explanation

Laudative: Laudatives are words or grammatical forms that denote a positive affect. That is, they express praise or approval on the part of the speaker. Laudatory words are rare in English compared to pejorative ones, though there are a few, such as "steed" for a fine horse.

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Google previewGarner's Modern American Usage (2009)

by Bryan Garner

But ✳laudative is a needless variant of laudatory, the much more common word. Laudable, in contrast, means “deserving praise.” The distinction is the same as that between praiseworthy (= laudable) andpraiseful (= laudatory). The misuse of ...

Google previewGarner's Modern English Usage (2016)

by Bryan Garner

But ✳laudative is a needless variant of laudatory, the much more common word. Laudable, in contrast, means “deserving praise.” The distinction is the same as that between praiseworthy (= laudable) and praiseful (= laudatory). The misuse of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

But laudative is a NEEDLESS VARIANT, laudatory being the common word. Laudable, in contrast, means "deserving praise." The distinction is the same as that between praiseworthy ( = laudable) and the active praiseful ( = laudatory).

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

laudatory; ✳laudative; laudable. The adjectives laudatory and ✳ laudative both mean “expressing praise.” But ✳laudative is a needless variant, laudatory being the common word. Laudable, in contrast, means “deserving praise.

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

LAUDATIVE, law'da-tiv, a (laudatirus, Lat.) Expressive of praise;-s, a panegyric.

Google previewA New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

by John Craig

LAUDATIVE, laVda-tiv , >.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

impressive, impulsive, inactive, incentive, incisive, inclusive, inclusive, inductive, infective, inflective, infu- sive, ingestive, inscriptive, instinctive, instructive, intensive, intrusive, invective, inventive, laudative, laxative, lenitive, locative, lucrative, ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and Definition of Words (1861)

by Arnold James Cooley

laudative*. That wh. cont. praise ; a panegyric. Laugh, Mf, s. 7, 45. The convulsive audible expr. of sud. mirth pec. to the human species, (v. v.) H., laugh less*, laugh 'worthyU л. 90. Laugh, vt. To ridicule or deride (with out after the obj.) :— vi.

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

laudative, laudatory. LAUD'ABLE. adj. Praiseworthy; commendable. s. laudability; adv. laudably: LAUD'ANUM. s. A soporific tincture. LAUGH. v. To make that noise which " ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

n, -z laudative BR ...

Google previewThe Ladies' Lexicon, and Parlour Companion (1829)

Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language, and Exhibiting the Plurals of Nouns and the Participles of Verbs; Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools

laudative, laudatory. LoffABLE. adj. Praiseworthy; commendable. s. laudability: adv. laudably: LAUD'ANUM. s. A soporific tincture. LAUGH. v. To make that noise which ...

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