Dictionary » P » Praises

Praises

praise

1. Commendation for worth; approval expressed; honor rendered because of excellence or worth; laudation; approbation. There are men who always confound the praise of goodness with the practice. (Rambler)

Praise may be expressed by an individual, and thus differs from fame, renown, and celebrity, which are always the expression of the approbation of numbers, or public commendation.

2. Especially, the joyful tribute of gratitude or homage rendered to the divine being; the act of glorifying or extolling the Creator; worship, particularly worship by song, distinction from prayer and other acts of worship; as, a service of praise.

3. The object, ground, or reason of praise. He is thy praise, and he is thy god. (Deut. X)

Synonym: Encomium, honor, eulogy, panegyric, plaudit, applause, acclaim, eclat, commendation, laudation.

Origin: OE. Preis, OF. Preis price, worth, value, estimation. See Praise, Price.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... or in fact what they originally wrote. Although i do see your point in that it was suggestive of that. Queen Sheba, for example, whom the Bible praises for her wisdom, was almost certainly black The key word there is Queen, it seems to be a general trend in history that leaders get praised. ...

See entire post
by futurezoologist
Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:13 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 538940

Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... and other such passages that show a degree of racial equality that did not exist in later centuries. Queen Sheba, for example, whom the Bible praises for her wisdom, was almost certainly black. Can you cite a source for this supposed racial disparity?

See entire post
by alextemplet
Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:49 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 538940


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,466 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link