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: capable of being estimated
an estimable amount
: worthy of esteem
an estimable adversary
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admirable, applaudable, commendable, creditable, laudable, meritorious, praiseworthy
censurable, discreditable, illaudable, reprehensible
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15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: deserving respect
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