What does the word commendable mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Commendably.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Laudable; creditable.

Usage examples for 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 by 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. by 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 by Charles G. D. Roberts