laudable

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Borrowed from Old French laudable or directly from Latin laudabilis; equivalent to laud +‎ -able.

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laudable (comparative more laudable, superlative most laudable)

  1. Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable
    laudable motives
    laudable actions
    laudable ambition
  2. Healthy; salubrious; having a disposition to promote healing
    laudable juices of the body
    laudable pus
    Antonym: noxious

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin laudabilis.

Adjective[edit]

laudable (plural laudables)

  1. praiseworthy

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