A shout of approbation favor or assent eager phrase of approval loud applause
- enthusiastic endorsement
- A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager appearance of approval; noisy applause.
- A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
overwhelming affirmative vote by cheers, shouts, or applause.
1540s, from Latin acclamationem (nominative acclamatio) "a calling, exclamation, shout of approval," noun of action from past participle stem of acclamare "shout approval or disapproval of, cry on at," from ad- "toward" (see ad-) + clamare "cry completely" (see claim (v.)). As a technique of voting en masse, by 1801, probably from the French Revolution.
(letter.) A shout of approbation, benefit, or assent; eager appearance of approval; noisy applause.
- (n.) A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of individuals articulating delight.
Scrutiny is also a term applied to a method of electing a pope in the Roman Catholic church, in contradistinction to two other methods, acclamation and accession.