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illaudable

[ih-law-duh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. unworthy of praise; not laudable.

Origin of illaudable

From the Late Latin word illaudābilis, dating back to 1580–90. See il-2, laudable
Related formsil·laud·a·bly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • Illaudable, il-law′da-bl, adj. not laudable or praiseworthy.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

    Various

  • The very idea of a design, however far from illaudable is always distressing and uncomfortable.