what is difference between commendable and laudable
From Middle English commendable, from Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis, from commendare (“to commend, intrust to”), from com- + mandare (“to commit, intrust, enjoin”), from manus (“hand”) + dare (“to put”).
- IPA(key): /kəˈmɛndəbəl/
commendable (comparative more commendable, superlative most commendable)
- Worthy of commendation; deserving praise; admirable, creditable, or meritorious.
- commendable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- commendable in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- commendable at OneLook Dictionary Search
- comendable, commendabell, commendabil, commendabill
From Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis; equivalent to commenden + -able.
- IPA(key): /kuˌmɛndˈaːbəl/, /kɔˌmɛndˈaːbəl/, /-blə/
- commendable, admirable
- (rare) praised
- English: commendable
- “com(m)endāble, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2020-01-31.
From Middle English laudable, from Old French laudable or directly from Latin laudabilis; equivalent to laud + -able.
- IPA(key): /ˈlɔːdəbl/
laudable (comparative more laudable, superlative most laudable)
- Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable
- Healthy; salubrious; having a disposition to promote healing
- Antonym: noxious
- praiseworthy, commendable
- laudable in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- laudable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
Borrowed from Latin laudabilis.
laudable (plural laudables)