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praiseworthy

praise·wor·thy

praiseworthy

 
pronunciation:
preIz wuhr thi
part of speech: adjective
definition: extremely commendable or laudable; deserving praise.
The children put in a praiseworthy effort to raise money for the hospital.
antonyms:
despicable, heinous, reprehensible
similar words:
creditable, laudable, meritorious, proud, valiant
derivations: praiseworthily (adv.), praiseworthiness (n.)