commendable vs laudable what difference

what is difference between commendable and laudable

English

Etymology

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).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kəˈmɛndəbəl/

Adjective

commendable (comparative more commendable, superlative most commendable)

  1. Worthy of commendation; deserving praise; admirable, creditable, or meritorious.

Related terms

  • commend
  • commendation
  • commendatory

Translations

See also

  • commandable

Further reading

  • 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

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • comendable, commendabell, commendabil, commendabill

Etymology

From Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis; equivalent to commenden +‎ -able.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kuˌmɛndˈaːbəl/, /kɔˌmɛndˈaːbəl/, /-blə/

Adjective

commendable

  1. commendable, admirable
  2. (rare) praised

Descendants

  • English: commendable

References

  • “com(m)endāble, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2020-01-31.


English

Etymology

From Middle English laudable, from Old French laudable or directly from Latin laudabilis; equivalent to laud +‎ -able.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔːdəbl/

Adjective

laudable (comparative more laudable, superlative most laudable)

  1. Worthy of being lauded; praiseworthy; commendable
  2. Healthy; salubrious; having a disposition to promote healing
    Antonym: noxious

Synonyms

  • praiseworthy, commendable

Translations

References

  • laudable in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • laudable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin laudabilis.

Adjective

laudable (plural laudables)

  1. praiseworthy

Related terms

  • laudar

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