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1. ovation

noun. ['oʊˈveɪʃən'] enthusiastic recognition (especially one accompanied by loud applause).

Synonyms

  • applause
  • credit
  • clapping
  • hand clapping
  • standing ovation

Antonyms

  • acknowledged
  • unacknowledged
  • rejection
  • mistrust

Etymology

  • ovationem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Ovation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce ovation?

Pronounce ovation as oʊˈveɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word ovation


1. Noun, singular or mass
We'd certainly give this idea a standing ovation.

Quotes containing the word ovation


1. Last time I had sex I was so good I got a standing ovation. Well, actually, I just got the clap.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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