Laudably



[law-duh-buh l] /ˈlɔ də bəl/

adjective
1.
deserving praise; praiseworthy; commendable:
Reorganizing the files was a laudable idea.
2.
Medicine/Medical Obsolete. healthy; wholesome; not noxious.
/ˈlɔːdəbəl/
adjective
1.
deserving or worthy of praise; admirable; commendable
adj.

early 15c., from Old French laudable and directly from Latin laudabilis “praiseworthy,” from laudare (see laud). Related: Laudably.

laudable laud·a·ble (lô’də-bəl)
adj.
Healthy; favorable.

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