Definition of Praiseworthy

1. Adjective. Worthy of high praise. "A significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence"

Exact synonyms: Applaudable, Commendable, Laudable
Similar to: Worthy
Derivative terms: Applaud, Laud, Praiseworthiness



Definition of Praiseworthy

1. a. Worthy of praise or applause; commendable; as, praiseworthy action; he was praiseworthy.

Definition of Praiseworthy

1. Adjective. Meriting praise; worthy of high praise ¹

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Definition of Praiseworthy

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Praiseworthy

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praiseless
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praiseworthiest
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pralltriller
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Literary usage of Praiseworthy

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"A lengthy and praiseworthy inscription graces the Grecian Doric pillared grave. ZACHARY TAYLOR. A curious oversight regarding the death of General Taylor ..."

2. History of New England by John Gorham Palfrey, Francis Winthrop Palfrey (1882)
"... certainly his admira- r,mrse of ble qualities never shone more brightly than dur- praiseworthy •' • mg the period when he held subordinate positions. ..."

3. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1844)
"SECTION I. GOD'S Moral Excellency necessary, yet virtuous and praiseworthy. HAVING considered the frst thing that was proposed to be inquired into, ..."

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