uncommendable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ commendable

Adjective[edit]

uncommendable (comparative more uncommendable, superlative most uncommendable)

  1. Not commendable.
    • 1874, Benj. N. Martin, Choice Specimens of American Literature, And Literary Reader[1]:
      During the last two centuries men appear to have striven, with a most uncommendable zeal, all over Christendom, to root out and extirpate every trace of the Gothic.
    • 1921, Alice Hegan Rice, Quin[2]:
      He arrived at the Eighty-second Street apartment about six o'clock in the evening, and, after studying the dingy name-plates, took the five flights of stairs with uncommendable speed, and presented himself at the rear door on the sixth floor.