[ kuh-men-duh-buhl ]
See synonyms for: commendablecommendably on

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

Origin of commendable

First recorded in 1350–1400; from Old French, from Latin commendābilis, equivalent to commendā(re) commend + -bilis -ble

Other words from commendable

  • com·mend·a·ble·ness, noun
  • com·mend·a·bly, adverb
  • non·com·mend·a·ble, adjective
  • non·com·mend·a·ble·ness, noun
  • non·com·mend·a·bly, adverb
  • un·com·mend·a·ble, adjective
  • un·com·mend·a·bly, adverb

Words Nearby commendable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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