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praise·wor·thy

 (prāz′wûr′thē)
adj. praise·wor·thi·er, praise·wor·thi·est
Meriting praise; highly commendable.

praise′wor′thi·ly adv.
praise′wor′thi·ness n.

praiseworthy

(ˈpreɪzˌwɜːðɪ)
adj
deserving of praise; commendable
ˈpraiseˌworthily adv
ˈpraiseˌworthiness n

praise•wor•thy

(ˈpreɪzˌwɜr ði)

adj.
deserving of praise.
[1530–40]
praise′wor`thi•ly, adv.
praise′wor`thi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.praiseworthy - worthy of high praisepraiseworthy - 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"

praiseworthy

praiseworthy

adjective
Translations
جَدير بالمَديح
chvályhodný
rosværdig
lofsverîur
övgüye değer

praiseworthy

[ˈpreɪzˌwɜːðɪ] ADJ [conduct, effort, attempt] → loable, digno de elogio

praiseworthy

[ˈpreɪzwɜːrðɪ] adjdigne d'éloges, digne d'éloge

praiseworthy

adjlobenswert

praiseworthy

[ˈpreɪzˌwɜːðɪ] adjlodevole, degno/a di lode

praise

(preiz) verb
1. to express admiration or approval of; to commend. He praised her singing.
2. to glorify (God) by singing hymns etc. Praise the Lord!
noun
the expression of approval or honour. He has received a lot of praise for his musical skill.
ˈpraiseworthy adjective
deserving praise. a praiseworthy attempt.
References in classic literature ?
And I know that every one will confess that it would be most praiseworthy in a prince to exhibit all the above qualities that are considered good; but because they can neither be entirely possessed nor observed, for human conditions do not permit it, it is necessary for him to be sufficiently prudent that he may know how to avoid the reproach of those vices which would lose him his state; and also to keep himself, if it be possible, from those which would not lose him it; but this not being possible, he may with less hesitation abandon himself to them.
He commended his very praiseworthy and gallant resolution, but admonished him to proceed with greater caution in encountering dangers, because his life did not belong to him, but to all those who had need of him to protect and aid them in their misfortunes.
It is profitable and some- times even praiseworthy.
For good fortune is something different from happiness, as every good which depends not on the mind is owing to chance or fortune; but it is not from fortune that any one is wise and just: hence it follows, that that city is happiest which is the best and acts best: for no one can do well who acts not well; nor can the deeds either of man or city be praiseworthy without virtue and wisdom; for whatsoever is just, or wise, or prudent in a man, the same things are just, wise, and prudent in a city.
And what is more, we find at one and the same time quite contradictory views as to what is bad and what is good in history: some people regard giving a constitution to Poland and forming the Holy Alliance as praiseworthy in Alexander, while others regard it as blameworthy.
Philip and Hayward went to it two or three times a week with the praiseworthy intention of improving their German, and Philip found it a more diverting manner of perfecting himself in the language than listening to sermons.
The remainder of the garden presented a well-selected assortment of esculent vegetables, in a praiseworthy state of advancement.
She took them about to balls and public places in the neighbourhood, with praiseworthy energy; nay, she entertained her friends in a hospitable comfortable manner at the Rectory, and much more frequently than before dear Miss Crawley's legacy had fallen in.
NOW THAT Grandfather had fought through the old French War, in which our chair made no very distinguished figure, he thought it high time to tell the children some of the more private history of that praiseworthy old piece of furniture.
After having shown the public spirit of this praiseworthy little animal as a member of a community, and his amiable and exemplary conduct as the father of a family, we grieve to record the perils with which he is environed, and the snares set for him and his painstaking household.
If such were the views of life on which the Dodsons and Tullivers had been reared in the praiseworthy past of Pitt and high prices, you will infer from what you already know concerning the state of society in St.
These vocal exertions, emanating from the people who had been there longest, naturally proceeded from those who were nearest to the platform and furthest from the policemen in attendance, who having no great mind to fight their way through the crowd, but entertaining nevertheless a praiseworthy desire to do something to quell the disturbance, immediately began to drag forth, by the coat tails and collars, all the quiet people near the door; at the same time dealing out various smart and tingling blows with their truncheons, after the manner of that ingenious actor, Mr Punch: whose brilliant example, both in the fashion of his weapons and their use, this branch of the executive occasionally follows.