- worthy of praise: She did a commendable job of informing all the interested parties.
Examples from the Web for commendable
Indeed, Americans are doing a commendable job at keeping up with financial obligations.Economic Data Show That, at Last, (Many of) the Fundamentals Are Sound
April 2, 2013
But some acts may be required, or at least commendable, regardless of their results.Boycott the Occupation, Engage the Settlers
December 3, 2012
Siegel obviously believes this to be a commendable attitude.Why is David Siegel so Mad?
October 10, 2012
Many of the emails said that while all of their other actions are abhorrent, the burning of Korans is commendable.Inside the Real Koran-Burning Church
September 11, 2010
Still, even the most commendable loyalty does not compel dishonesty.Karl Rove's Book of Lies
March 12, 2010
In Rome, they have a commendable system of caring for their cats.Concerning Cats
Helen M. Winslow
Your peers will probably be of the opinion that you display a commendable prudence.Scaramouche
He criticised the whole place with a most commendable frankness.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.
Charles James Lever
"A most commendable and Christian resolution," said Rachel, decisively.Aunt Rachel
David Christie Murray
The maniacs, with commendable promptness, jerked Severne to his feet.Blazed Trail Stories
Stewart Edward White
Word Origin and History for commendable
mid-14c., from Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis "praiseworthy," from commendare (see commend). Related: Commendably.