AskDefine | Define laudable

Dictionary Definition

laudable adj : 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" [syn: applaudable, commendable, praiseworthy]

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Pronunciation

  • /lɔːdəbl/

Adjective

laudable
  1. Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable; as, laudable motives; laudable actions; laudable ambition.
  2. Healthy; salubrious; normal; having a disposition to promote healing; not noxious; as, laudable juices of the body; laudable pus.

Translations

worthy of being lauded

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