1590–1600; < Latin applausus struck upon, applauded (past participle of applaudere), equivalent to ap- ap-1 + plaud- clap + -tus past participle suffix (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Applauses
- hand clapping as a demonstration of approval, appreciation, acclamation, or the like.
- any positive expression of appreciation or approval; acclamation.
- appreciation or praise, esp as shown by clapping the hands
- : marked commendation : acclaim the kind of applause every really creative writer wants— Robert Tallant
- : approval publicly expressed (as by clapping the hands) a round of applause
Example sentences for Applauses
- Once more there was proclamation, and once more a burst of applauses.
- Treaty of Seville; a part to be acted on the world-theatre, with applauses, with envies, almost from the very demi-gods?
- Well, I must say that the applauses and the fees were honestly earned.
- I see there, in the distance, a serene sky; and then all these things that appear to ascend all these things are applauses.
- He soon grew accustomed to the applauses of the masses; they reached his ear, but the poisoned arrows pressed not into his soul.
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