[kuh-men-duh-buh l]


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

Nearby words

  1. commemoratory,
  2. commen,
  3. commence,
  4. commencement,
  5. commend,
  6. commendam,
  7. commendation,
  8. commendatory,
  9. commensal,
  10. commensalism

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Word Origin and History for commendable



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

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