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Meaning of LAUDABLE

Pronunciation:  'lodubul

WordNet Dictionary
[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"

LAUDABLE is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: applaudable, commendable, praiseworthy, worthy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Laud"a*ble\, a. [L. laudabilis: cf. OE. laudable. See
{Laud}, v. i.]
1. Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable; as,
   laudable motives; laudable actions; laudable ambition.

2. (Med.) Healthy; salubrious; normal; having a disposition
   to promote healing; not noxious; as, laudable juices of
   the body; laudable pus. --Arbuthnot.

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