- lau lau,
- laud, william,
- laudator temporis acti,
Origin of laudable
Examples from the Web for laudably
For some, that amounts to a laudably consistent belief system.Ted Cruz at Princeton: Creepy, Sometimes Well Liked, and Exactly the Same|Patricia Murphy|August 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is true that he was flagrantly in the wrong, his victim as laudably in the right.A Thief in the Night|E. W. Hornung
It is true, he says, that he killed his wife, but he did it laudably.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
The ruffing and cheering was immense; and most laudably prompt was the execution of the proposal that excited it.
It invites them to inquiry, and makes them laudably curious.
"Where he is laudably exercising his lungs for the entertainment of the company below," said the Professor.The Funny Philosophers|George Yellott
early 15c., from Old French laudable and directly from Latin laudabilis "praiseworthy," from laudare (see laud). Related: Laudably.