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commendable

[kuh-men-duh-buh l] /kəˈmɛn də bəl/
adjective
1.
worthy of praise:
She did a commendable job of informing all the interested parties.
Related forms
commendableness, noun
commendably, adverb
noncommendable, adjective
noncommendableness, noun
noncommendably, adverb
uncommendable, adjective
uncommendably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for noncom-mendable

commendable

adj.

mid-14c., from Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis "praiseworthy," from commendare (see commend). Related: Commendably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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