Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Laudable; creditable.

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Usage examples "commendable":

  1. I said I thought it a wholesome and commendable resolution, on general principles, and, of course, the idol would gradually disintegrate. - "A Man and a Woman", Stanley Waterloo.
  2. I imagine, without knowing definitely, that I had been engaged in these occupations for perhaps half an hour, and felt that I had made commendable progress in my swimming. - "Fibble, D. D.", Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.
  3. This expedition had been sent out from Halifax with a commendable secrecy, but neither its approach nor its purpose could be kept hidden from the ever- alert Le Loutre. - "The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage", Charles G. D. Roberts.