Search Result for "laudable":
1. worthy of high praise;
- Example: "applaudable efforts to save the environment"
- Example: "a commendable sense of purpose"
- Example: "laudable motives of improving housing conditions"
- Example: "a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence"
[syn: applaudable, commendable, laudable, praiseworthy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Laudable \Laud"a*ble\, a. [L. laudabilis: cf. OE. laudable. See Laud, v. i.] 1. Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable; as, laudable motives; laudable actions; laudable ambition. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Healthy; salubrious; normal; having a disposition to promote healing; not noxious; as, laudable juices of the body; laudable pus. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
52 Moby Thesaurus words for "laudable": admirable, advantageous, auspicious, beneficial, benevolent, beyond all praise, bon, bonny, braw, bueno, capital, cogent, commendable, creditable, deserving, elegant, estimable, excellent, exemplary, expedient, fair, famous, favorable, fine, good, goodly, grand, healthy, helpful, kind, meritorious, model, nice, noble, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, pleasant, praiseworthy, profitable, regal, royal, skillful, sound, splendid, unexceptionable, useful, valid, very good, virtuous, well-deserving, worthy