laudable
I adjective admirable, approvable, comendable, creditable, deserving, estimable, excellent, exemplary, hallowed, laudabilis, laudatus, laude dignus, matchless, meritorious, model, noble, peerless, praiseworthy, saintly, sterling, uncensurable, unimpeachable, virtuous, worthwhile, worthy, worthy of estimation II index exemplary, honest, meritorious, moral, professional (stellar), scrupulous, unimpeachable, upright

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  • Laudable — Laud a*ble, a. [L. laudabilis: cf. OE. laudable. See {Laud}, v. i.] 1. Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable; as, laudable motives; laudable actions; laudable ambition. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Healthy; salubrious; normal; having a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laudable — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Uso/registro: elevado. Que merece ser alabado: intención laudable, sentimiento laudable. Sus ensayos tienen un laudable interés. Ha hecho un laudable trabajo. Sinónimo: loable …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • laudable — laudable, laudatory The essential difference is that laudable means ‘deserving praise’ whereas laudatory means ‘expressing praise’. So an action or attitude that is laudable calls for a laudatory response …   Modern English usage

  • laudable — early 15c., from O.Fr. laudable and directly from L. laudabilis praiseworthy, from laudare (see LAUD (Cf. laud)). Related: Laudably …   Etymology dictionary

  • laudable — [adj] admirable commendable, creditable, deserving, estimable, excellent, mean, meritable, meritorious, of note, praisable, praiseworthy, stellar, terrific, thankworthy, worthy; concept 574 Ant. bad, blameable …   New thesaurus

  • laudable — (Del lat. laudabĭlis). adj. Digno de alabanza …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • laudable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ deserving praise and commendation. DERIVATIVES laudably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • laudable — [lôd′ə bəl] adj. [L laudabilis] worthy of being lauded laudability n. laudableness laudably adv …   English World dictionary

  • laudable — adjective /lɔːdəbl/ a) Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable; as, laudable motives; laudable actions; laudable ambition. b) Healthy; salubrious; normal; having a disposition to promote healing; not noxious; as, laudable juices of the… …   Wiktionary

  • laudable — adj. (formal) laudable to + inf. (it was laudable of you to help them) * * * [ lɔːdəb(ə)l] (formal) laudable to + inf. (it was laudable of you to help them) …   Combinatory dictionary

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