commendable

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

adjective

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