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Definition of "praiseworthy" [praise•wor•thy]

  • Meriting praise; highly commendable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "praiseworthy" in a sentence
  • "But what Mr. Monks finds so praiseworthy is also shorthand for the government piling up future obligations in order to keep paying in the present for things Madrid could no longer afford."
  • "What makes this especially praiseworthy is that such an increase, like all taxes on goods and services, hits especially hard on the poor."
  • "What's especially praiseworthy is their ensemble acting, the ebbs and flows of who's in and out being handled with confidence and control."