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Noun: commendation  ,kó-mun'dey-shun
  1. An official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
    - citation
  2. A message expressing a favourable opinion
    "words of commendation seldom passed his lips";
    - approval

Derived forms: commendations

Type of: accolade, award, content, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], laurels, message, subject matter, substance

Encyclopedia: Commendation