praiseworthy

[ preyz-wur-th ee ]
/ ˈpreɪzˌwɜr ði /

adjective

deserving of praise; laudable: a praiseworthy motive.

Origin of praiseworthy

First recorded in 1530–40; praise + -worthy

Related forms

praise·wor·thi·ly, adverbpraise·wor·thi·ness, nounun·praise·wor·thy, adjective
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praiseworthy

/ (ˈpreɪzˌwɜːðɪ) /

adjective

deserving of praise; commendable

Derived Forms

praiseworthily, adverbpraiseworthiness, noun
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