applaudable


applaudable
adjective
worthy of high praise
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applaudable efforts to save the environment

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a commendable sense of purpose

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laudable motives of improving housing conditions

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a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

Syn: ↑commendable, ↑laudable, ↑praiseworthy
Similar to: ↑worthy
Derivationally related forms: ↑praiseworthiness (for: ↑praiseworthy), ↑laud (for: ↑laudable), ↑applaud

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applaudably, adv.
/euh plaw"deuh beuhl/, adj.
worthy of praise or applause; estimable; admirable: applaudable efforts to save the environment.
[APPLAUD + -ABLE]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • applaudable — adj. 1. worthy of being applauded. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • applaudable — applaudably, adv. /euh plaw deuh beuhl/, adj. worthy of praise or applause; estimable; admirable: applaudable efforts to save the environment. [APPLAUD + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • applaudable — adjective see applaud …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • applaudable — adjective Worthy of being applauded; praiseworthy; commendable …   Wiktionary

  • applaudable — adj. commendable, admirable, worthy of applause …   English contemporary dictionary

  • applaudable — ap·plaud·a·ble …   English syllables

  • applaud — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French aplaudir, from Latin applaudere, from ad + plaudere to applaud Date: 15th century intransitive verb to express approval especially by clapping the hands transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • applauder — See applaudable. * * * …   Universalium

  • applaudably — See applaudable. * * * …   Universalium


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