worthy of praise: She did a commendable job of informing all the interested parties.
- 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
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How to use commendable in a sentence
Reproductive-rights advocates say it’s commendable that companies want to help employees get necessary healthcare.Everything wrong with relying on employers for abortion access | Cassie Werber | June 29, 2022 | Quartz
The company runs a commendable infrastructure, services, and technology for the digital currency economy.What is Blockchain: Everything You Need to Know (2022) | firstname.lastname@example.org (Unknown) | April 18, 2022 | TechCrunch
Sony's pair is a bit better at muting outside noise, so it remains our top pick, but the QuietComfort 45 is still a commendable alternative for the right person.The weekend’s best deals: Bose QuietComfort 45, Xbox storage cards, and more | Ars Staff | February 26, 2022 | Ars Technica
While it’s commendable that more of the world’s biggest consumer brand companies have committed to reducing plastic, it doesn’t come without skepticism, given that some have not fulfilled their promises in the past.Most roadside litter comes from just down the street | Carla Delgado | February 24, 2022 | Popular-Science
Your intentions to save the planet are surely commendable, but you don’t know what you’re dealing with a random mask someone tossed aside.3 Halloween costumes you can make with reused masks | John Kennedy and Sandra Gutierrez G. | October 25, 2021 | Popular-Science
In one of her more commendable moments, she refuses this offer.
I did not in anyway mean to attack the Romney family for adopting a child, which is truly commendable.
Indeed, Americans are doing a commendable job at keeping up with financial obligations.Economic Data Show That, at Last, (Many of) the Fundamentals Are Sound | Daniel Gross | April 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But some acts may be required, or at least commendable, regardless of their results.
Siegel obviously believes this to be a commendable attitude.
The Ohio tobacco growers have shown a spirit of enterprise in this direction that is as commendable as it is rare.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
With commendable enterprise he had fitted up a portion of his barn and had labeled it "Motor Garage" in huge letters.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
The reading desk is a commendable article, and with care will last a considerable period.Our Churches and Chapels | Atticus
He was looking at her out of the same solemn assurance that it had been commendable in him to preserve that romantic loyalty.Country Neighbors | Alice Brown
In a statement printed in the "Courier," Bassett had accepted defeat in a commendable spirit of resignation.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson