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commendable

[ kuh-men-duh-buh l ]
/ kəˈmɛn də bəl /
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adjective

worthy of praise: She did a commendable job of informing all the interested parties.

RELATED WORDS

exemplary, meritorious, excellent, admirable, creditable, laudable, deserving, estimable, worthy, thankworthy

Nearby words

commemoratory, commen, commence, commencement, commend, commendable, commendam, commendation, commendatory, commensal, commensalism
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commendable


adj.

mid-14c., from Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis "praiseworthy," from commendare (see commend). Related: Commendably.

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