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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Commendable  \Com*mend"a*ble\,  a. 
 
  Note:  (Formerly  accented  on  the  first  syllable.)  [L. 
  commendabilis.] 
  Worthy  of  being  commended  or  praised;  laudable;  praiseworthy. 
 
  Order  and  decent  ceremonies  in  the  church  are  not  only 
  comely  but  commendable.  --Bacon. 
  --  {Com*mend"a*ble*ness},  n.  --  {Com*mend"a*bly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  commendable 
  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},  {laudable},  {praiseworthy}] 
  adv  :  in  an  admirable  manner;  "the  children's  responses  were 
  admirably  normal"  [syn:  {admirably},  {laudably},  {praiseworthily}] 




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