what is difference between commendable and praiseworthy
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.
praise + -worthy
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɹeɪz.wɜː.ði/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɹeɪz.wɝ.ði/
praiseworthy (comparative praiseworthier or more praiseworthy, superlative praiseworthiest or most praiseworthy)
- Meriting praise; worthy of high praise
- Praiseworthier and praiseworthiest are much less common than the forms using “more” and “most”.