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Synonyms for commendablecom·mend·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. applaudable, commendable, laudable, praiseworthyadverb

    worthy of high praise

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    applaudable, laudable, praiseworthy

    Antonyms:
    unworthy

  2. admirably, laudably, praiseworthily, commendableadverb

    in an admirable manner

    "the children's responses were admirably normal"

    Synonyms:
    laudably, admirably, praiseworthily

    Antonyms:
    unworthy

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commendableadjective

    Synonyms:
    laudable, praiseworthy, to be commended

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commendableadjective

    Synonyms:
    praiseworthy, laudable

    Antonyms:
    unpraiseworthy, illaudable

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How to use commendable in a sentence?

  1. Director General Margaret Chan:

    The Zika virus is very tricky. We should expect to see more cases. We should expect this to be a long journey, but the government commitment led by President Rousseff is commendable, base don what I have seen here, I can tell you: the mosquito is difficult, but it cannot beat Brazil.

  2. Tom Milliken:

    For Africa as a whole, this is the worst year in decades for rhino poaching, the poaching epicentre has spread to neighboring Namibia and Zimbabwe, but is nowhere near being extinguished in South Africa : despite some commendable efforts being made, we’re still a very long way from seeing the light at the end of this very dark tunnel.

  3. Machiavelli:

    Men are of three different capacities: one understands intuitively; another understands so far as it is explained; and a third understands neither of himself nor by explanation. The first is excellent, the second, commendable, and the third, altogether useless.

  4. Willa Sibert Cather:

    Writing ought either to be the manufacture of stories for which there is a market demand -- a business as safe and commendable as making soap or breakfast foods -- or it should be an art, which is always a search for something for which there is no market demand, something new and untried, where the values are intrinsic and have nothing to do with standardized values.

  5. Jaisal Pastakia:

    The ECB has a huge task this week to restore confidence and trust in financial markets, the ECB’s record has been commendable ... but the stakes are getting higher.

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Translations for commendable

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • похвален, препоръчителенBulgarian
  • empfehlenswert, lobenswert, vorbildlich, löblich, anerkennenswert, rühmenswertGerman
  • alabable, encomiable, loable, recomendableSpanish
  • cliùiteachScottish Gaelic
  • prijzenswaardig, lovenswaardig, lofwaardigDutch
  • recomandabil, elogiabil, lăudabilRomanian
  • похвальный, достойный похвалыRussian
  • övülmeye değer, beğenilir, önerilir, methedilmeye layık, tavsiye edilirTurkish

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