Acclamation in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Acclamation

A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause. | The process of electing a person to a post in the absence of other nominees. | (art) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.

Short Example Sentences for Acclamation

  • 1. A shout of acclamation arose that scared the sea fowl. 🔊
  • 2. Du rivage, une immense acclamation le salue. 🔊
  • 3. They saluted him with acclamation and he was deeply moved by this reception. 🔊
  • 4. His lips formed a low whistle in time-honored acclamation of excellence. 🔊
  • 5. The three now burst forth in joyful acclamation with, 'Alleluia! 🔊

How to use Acclamation in Sentences?

  • 1. The announcement of the marriage was received with acclamation and clapping of hands. 🔊
  • 2. The company honored this sentiment by acclamation and drinking goblets of wine. 🔊
  • 3. It was the burst of acclamation which greeted Richard Clyde, first in honor though last in time. 🔊
  • 4. Frederick, by general acclamation surnamed "The Great," was born on January 24, 1712. 🔊
  • 5. The last present to destroy the superstition of the dances was received with no less acclamation than the other two. 🔊
  • 6. I knew well that the same throats that had been stretched in shouts of acclamation were quite as ready to be strained in yelling for my death. 🔊
  • 7. He had received the triumphal acclamation of people he freed, whose forefathers had only dreamed of liberation. 🔊
  • 8. They did see, for a shout of acclamation hailed this young casuist's special pleading. 🔊
  • 9. From the city in our rear we could already hear the pealing of the joy bells, the triumphant acclamation of the populace. 🔊
  • 10. A general acclamation burst from the squadron as we rode up, but the commanding officer looked severe as Draco. 🔊
  • 11. The Republic hailed with acclamation the early honours of a noble, born to be one of their chief leaders. 🔊
  • 12. Now there was a fresh outburst of acclamation almost as volcanic as that which greeted the Crown Prince. 🔊
  • 13. France des delegues qui, tous animes du meme esprit, ont adopte par acclamation le programme soumis a leur approbation. 🔊
  • 14. Yet the spectators were so smitten with her beauty, and so essential did pride seem to the existence of such a creature, that they gave a simultaneous acclamation of applause. 🔊
  • 15. It is as if we were marching with the rear of a great army, and, from far before, heard the acclamation of the people as the vanguard entered some friendly and jubilant city. 🔊
  • 16. Ultimately the prize was usually taken, the crew put in irons, and the pirates returned home with their capture, no doubt being received with acclamation upon their arrival. 🔊