laudable


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laud·a·ble

 (lô′də-bəl)
adj.
Deserving commendation; praiseworthy.

laud′a·bil′i·ty, laud′a·ble·ness n.
laud′a·bly adv.

laudable

(ˈlɔːdəbəl)
adj
deserving or worthy of praise; admirable; commendable
ˈlaudableness, ˌlaudaˈbility n
ˈlaudably adv

laud•a•ble

(ˈlɔ də bəl)

adj.
deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable: a laudable idea.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
laud`a•bil′i•ty, laud′a•ble•ness, n.
laud′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.laudable - worthy of high praiselaudable - worthy of high praise; "applaudable efforts to save the environment"; "a commendable sense of purpose"; "laudable motives of improving housing conditions"; "a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence"
worthy - having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable; "a worthy fellow"; "a worthy cause"

laudable

adjective praiseworthy, excellent, worthy, admirable, of note, commendable, creditable, meritorious, estimable One of her less laudable characteristics was her jealousy.
lowly, unworthy, contemptible, base, ignoble, blameworthy

laudable

adjective
Translations
جَدير بالثَّناء
chválihodný
beundringsværdig
lofsverîur
cildināmsslavējams
övgüye değer

laudable

[ˈlɔːdəbl] ADJloable, laudable

laudable

[ˈlɔːdəbəl] adjlouable

laudable

adjlobenswert

laudable

[ˈlɔːdəbl] adj (frm) → lodevole, degno/a di lode

laudable

(ˈloːdəbl) adjective
worthy of being praised. a laudable effort.
ˈlaudably adverb
References in classic literature ?
This old reprobate was one of the sufferers when Cotton Mather, and his brother ministers, and the learned judges, and other wise men, and Sir William Phipps, the sagacious governor, made such laudable efforts to weaken the great enemy of souls, by sending a multitude of his adherents up the rocky pathway of Gallows Hill.
We had left Miles indoors, on the red cushion of a deep window seat; he had wished to finish a book, and I had been glad to encourage a purpose so laudable in a young man whose only defect was an occasional excess of the restless.
It is a reasonable and laudable pride which resists such malevolence.
The paragraph in the Swiss newspaper described the fulfillment of this laudable project.
Having supposed that there was sense where there is no sense, and a laudable ambition where there is not a laudable ambition, I am well out of my mistake, and no harm is done.
That's a laudable proceeding on the part of our aunt, at all events,' said Steerforth, when I mentioned it; 'and one deserving of all encouragement.
The knight, in order to follow so laudable an example, laid aside his helmet, his corslet, and the greater part of his armour, and showed to the hermit a head thick-curled with yellow hair, high features, blue eyes, remarkably bright and sparkling, a mouth well formed, having an upper lip clothed with mustachoes darker than his hair, and bearing altogether the look of a bold, daring, and enterprising man, with which his strong form well corresponded.
For I have always borne that laudable partiality to my own country, which Dionysius Halicarnassensis, with so much justice, recommends to an historian: I would hide the frailties and deformities of my political mother, and place her virtues and beauties in the most advantageous light.
Don Diego and his son commended his laudable resolution, and bade him furnish himself with all he wanted from their house and belongings, as they would most gladly be of service to him; which, indeed, his personal worth and his honourable profession made incumbent upon them.
Ambition, avarice, personal animosity, party opposition, and many other motives not more laudable than these, are apt to operate as well upon those who support as those who oppose the right side of a question.
On any scale it is an object of laudable circumspection and precaution.
Well, madame, it will be a laudable action on your part, and I will thank you for it