Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being commended, approved, or praised; worthy of commendation or praise; laudable.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Worthy of being commended or praised; laudable; praiseworthy.
- adv. in an admirable manner
- adj. worthy of high praise
- From Latin commendabilis, from commendare ("to commend, intrust to"), from com- + mandare ("to commit, intrust, enjoin"), from manus ("hand") + dare ("to put"). (Wiktionary)
“Really what MS did here, although commendable, is nothing more than a little bit of polish on top of a standard VM solution.”
“Equally commendable is the Prime Minister's efforts to reform the U.K. welfare system, spending for which rose by some 40% during the governments of Gordon Brown and Tony Blair.”
“What I find remarkable and commendable is how many chances she was given to retract, amend or otherwise clarify that her intentions were benign, all of which she rejected with apparent contempt.”
“How Gray can say that the local and state pols did a commendable is beyond me.”
““How Gray can say that the local and state pols did a commendable is beyond me.””
“Their teaching must be rated at least "commendable" -- the second highest rating.”
“Their teaching must be rated at least "commendable" - the second highest rating.”
“Their teaching must be rated at least "commendable" - the second-highest rating.”
“Here a weakness was uncovered at once; it was a small, pretty, and natural one; indeed, as weaknesses go in the great world, it might almost have been called a commendable trait.”
“But after a decade in Congress, Weldon shows a dedication, command of the issues and growing ability to get things done for the Space Coast that's commendable, which is why we recommend voters give him a sixth term on Capitol Hill.”
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