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 ?
If I might make so bold as to defend that extravagant conception, Mr Merdle, I would hint that it originated after the Railroad-share epoch, in the times of a certain Irish bank, and of one or two other equally laudable enterprises.
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.
It is laudable, what they think hard; what is indispensable and hard they call good; and what relieveth in the direst distress, the unique and hardest of all,--they extol as holy.
Will had given a disinterested attention to an intended settlement on a new plan in the Far West, and the need for funds in order to carry out a good design had set him on debating with himself whether it would not be a laudable use to make of his claim on Bulstrode, to urge the application of that money which had been offered to himself as a means of carrying out a scheme likely to be largely beneficial.
He appears reluctant to converse on his former situation,” continued Marmaduke “but I gathered from his discourse, as is apparent from his manner, that he has seen better days; and I am really inclining to the opinion of Richard, as to his origin; for it was no unusual thing for the Indian agents to rear their children in a laudable manner, and—”
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.
The most simple and familiar portion of time, applicable to the subject was that of a year; and hence the doctrine has been inculcated by a laudable zeal, to erect some barrier against the gradual innovations of an unlimited government, that the advance towards tyranny was to be calculated by the distance of departure from the fixed point of annual elections.
This was that the scholars of Avonlea school should get up a concert and hold it in the hall on Christmas Night, for the laudable purpose of helping to pay for a schoolhouse flag.
Love, however barbarously we may corrupt and pervert its meaning, as it is a laudable, is a rational passion, and can never be violent but when reciprocal; for though the Scripture bids us love our enemies, it means not with that fervent love which we naturally bear towards our friends; much less that we should sacrifice to them our lives, and what ought to be dearer to us, our innocence.
The paragraph in the Swiss newspaper described the fulfillment of this laudable project.
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.
Bennet this morning, that if you ever resolved upon quitting Netherfield you should be gone in five minutes, you meant it to be a sort of panegyric, of compliment to yourself-- and yet what is there so very laudable in a precipitance which must leave very necessary business undone, and can be of no real advantage to yourself or anyone else?