laudable

[law-duh-buh l] /ˈlɔ də bəl/
adjective
1.
deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable:
"Reorganizing the files was a laudable idea."
2.
Medicine/Medical Obsolete. healthy; wholesome; not noxious.
Origin
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin laudābilis. See laud, -able
Related forms
laudability, laudableness, noun
laudably, adverb
unlaudable, adjective
unlaudableness, noun
unlaudably, adverb
Can be confused
laudable, laudatory.
British Dictionary definitions for laudableness
laudable (ˈlɔːdəbəl)
 
adj
deserving or worthy of praise; admirable; commendable
 
'laudableness
 
n
 
lauda'bility
 
n
 
'laudably
 
adv

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Word Origin and History for laudableness
laudable
early 15c., from L. laudabilis, from laudare (see laud).
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laudableness in Medicine

laudable laud·a·ble (lô'də-bəl)
adj.
Healthy; favorable.

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Tile value for laudableness

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