praiseworthy

adjective praise·wor·thy \ ˈprāz-ˌwər-t͟hē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of praiseworthy

:laudable
  • a praiseworthy effort

praiseworthily

play \ˈprāz-ˌwər-t͟hə-lē\ adverb

praiseworthiness

play \ˈprāz-ˌwər-t͟hē-nəs\ noun

Examples of praiseworthy in a Sentence

  1. praiseworthy efforts to develop an AIDS vaccine

  2. a praiseworthy effort to introduce inner-city youths to the visual arts

Recent Examples of praiseworthy from the Web

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First Known Use of praiseworthy

15th century


PRAISEWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners

praiseworthy

adjective

Definition of praiseworthy for English Language Learners

  • : deserving praise : worthy of praise


PRAISEWORTHY Defined for Kids

praiseworthy

adjective praise·wor·thy \ ˈprāz-ˌwər-t͟hē \

Definition of praiseworthy for Students

:deserving praise
  • a praiseworthy goal


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to praise usually to excess

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