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COMMENDABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does commendable mean? 

COMMENDABLE (adjective)
  The adjective COMMENDABLE has 1 sense:

1. worthy of high praise

  Familiarity information: COMMENDABLE used as an adjective is very rare.


COMMENDABLE (adverb)
  The adverb COMMENDABLE has 1 sense:

1. in an admirable manner

  Familiarity information: COMMENDABLE used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COMMENDABLE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Worthy of high praise

Synonyms:

applaudable; commendable; laudable; praiseworthy

Context examples:

applaudable efforts to save the environment / a commendable sense of purpose / laudable motives of improving housing conditions / a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

Similar:

worthy (having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable)


COMMENDABLE (adverb)


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Meaning:

In an admirable manner

Synonyms:

admirably; commendable; laudably; praiseworthily

Context example:

the children's responses were admirably normal

Pertainym:

commendable (worthy of high praise)


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