What does the word praiseworthy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Praiseworthiness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Deserving praise.

Usage examples for praiseworthy

  1. In the meantime his friends coming to his aid, Lucullus commanded them to turn his ship's head to the enemy; and, after performing many praiseworthy feats, he put the enemy to flight, and pursued Neoptolemus. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  2. But it is a glorious and praiseworthy action with one lance to break and overthrow ten enemies. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I by Various
  3. Whatever he did, and his actions were often far from praiseworthy, this careless distinction of mien always marked him. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell