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laudable

laud·a·ble

laudable

 
 
pronunciation:
law d bl
part of speech: adjective
definition: worthy of praise.
The students' laudable fund-raising efforts brought in enough money to buy all new band uniforms.Although his intentions were laudable, his plan was a failure.
synonyms:
creditable, meritorious, praiseworthy
antonyms:
abhorrent, abominable, deplorable, despicable, heinous, shameful
similar words:
admirable, estimable, excellent, honorable, model, proud, respectable, worthy
derivation: laudably (adv.)