Saturday, September 06, 2008
Definitions for laudable
- Worthy of praise; commendable.
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Citations for laudable
Her first answer was laudable -- she wrote that yes, she would remain engaged to a man who fell seriously ill subsequent to the engagement.
The second sense in which we are feminist researchers comes from our belief that equity between boys and girls, men and women, is a laudable goal.
Origin of laudable
late Middle English
Laudable comes from Latin laudabilis, from laudare, "to praise," from laus, laud-, "praise."