I value not her censure any more than I should do her commendation.
I am flattered by his commendation.
Here too, Miss Dashwood’s commendation, being only simple and just, came in without any eclat.
From such commendation as this, however, there was not much to be learned; Elinor well knew that the sweetest girls in the world were to be met with in every part of England, under every possible variation of form, face, temper and understanding.
—Then you must be no friend of mine; for those who will accept of my love and esteem, must submit to my open commendation.
The nature of her commendation, in the present case, however, happened to be particularly ill-suited to the feelings of two thirds of her auditors, and was so very unexhilarating to Edward, that he very soon got up to go away.
"I am sure," replied Elinor, with a smile, "that his dearest friends could not be dissatisfied with such commendation as that.
"You decide on his imperfections so much in the mass," replied Elinor, "and so much on the strength of your own imagination, that the commendation I am able to give of him is comparatively cold and insipid.
There are no more uses of "commendation" in the book.
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a letter of commendation for superior performance
She received a commendation for bravery for rescuing the old woman from the burning home.