Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Deserving praise.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Various.
  3. Whatever he did, and his actions were often far from praiseworthy, this careless distinction of mien always marked him. - "Charles Rex", Ethel M. Dell.