An example of commendation is praising someone for saving a life of someone in the community.
- the act or an instance of commending; esp., formal recommendation or praise
- [pl.]Archaic greetings or regards, as to a friend
Origin of commendationMiddle English commendacion from Classical Latin commendatio
- The act of commending.
- Something, especially an official award or citation, that commends.
From Old French commendacion (“approval, praise”), from Latin commendatio (“recommendation, commendation”), from commendare.