Definition of acclamation:
- A representation, in sculpture or on medals, of people expressing joy.
- A shout of approbation, favor, or assent; eager expression of approval; loud applause.
- In parliamentary usage, the act or method of voting orally and by groups rather than by ballot, esp. in elections;
- the election of a pope or other ecclesiastic by unanimous consent of the electors, without a ballot.
flattery, approbation, approval, adulation, cheer, rave, encomium, plaudits, compliment, eulogy, plaudit, panegyric, acclaim, réclame, a pat on the back, cheering, commendation, eclat, respect, admiration, pomp, regard, sycophancy, recognition, cheers, credit, laudation, applause, kudos, brownie points.
celebration (part of speech: noun)
- "One of Our Conquerors, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- "Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville", Mary Somerville.
And certainly we have the right to believe this; for when the Cartoon was finished, and carried to the Hall of the Pope, amid the acclamation of all artists, and to the exceeding fame of Michelangelo, the students who made drawings from it, as happened with foreigners and natives through many years in Florence, became men of mark in several branches.- "The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti", John Addington Symonds.