Definition of laudable in English:

laudable

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːdəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

laudability

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Notwithstanding the laudability of this goal, this isn't about the death penalty, it's about who decides the death penalty.
  • I'm not making a comment at all about the laudability of their actions.
  • Whatever the laudability of the Buddhist beliefs, or un-laudability, most westerners join up to appear cool.

laudably

adverb
More example sentences
  • A professor of English and comparative literature at Princeton, and published by Yale, she is heaped with Ivy League credentials but laudably determined not to be stifled by them.
  • There's no shortage of government officials who think they're being laudably tough while they smother human empathy.
  • And, most laudably, I managed not to scream when I saw one.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin laudabilis, from laus, laud- 'praise'.

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