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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 ?
Relieved of their first anxiety about their father, girls insensibly relaxed their praiseworthy efforts a little, and began to fall back into old ways.
The remainder of the garden presented a well-selected assortment of esculent vegetables, in a praiseworthy state of advancement.
Instead of a reprimand for their previous negligence, the case seemed rather to require an eulogium on their praiseworthy caution after the mischief had happened; a grateful recognition of the promptitude of their zeal the moment that there was no longer any remedy.
At least, it was praiseworthy ambition for him to desire to be as accomplished as Linton; and probably he did not learn merely to show off: you had made him ashamed of his ignorance before, I have no doubt; and he wished to remedy it and please you.
Crux, which had shown old Mazey the light in the east windows, his memory would unquestionably have presented it to him the next morning in the aspect of one of the praiseworthy achievements of his life.
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.
She was too happy to be curious; and his silence, in presence of the great and good being whom she called her father, had seemed both natural and praiseworthy.
It is profitable and some- times even praiseworthy.
A gentleman of high birth, possessor of an ample fortune, you have consented to gain your promotion as an obscure soldier, step by step -- this is uncommon; then become general, peer of France, commander of the Legion of Honor, you consent to again commence a second apprenticeship, without any other hope or any other desire than that of one day becoming useful to your fellow-creatures; this, indeed, is praiseworthy, -- nay, more, it is sublime.
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.
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.