commendably

[ kuh-men-duh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF commendably
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France is commendably determined not to let the great industry die.

The inn at Urdon may be small, but at least it is commendably early.

There are in all 111 observations, most of them commendably brief.

His Parliament, however, met him as a matter of fact in a commendably patriotic mood.

Which Work is since commendably continued (but not with equal quickness and judgment,) by Mr. Truffel.

Our home papers are almost uniformly staid; they are written conscientiously, laboriously, commendably.

The greeting between the Paris friends was commendably calm, but neither seemed to be able to speak freely.

The public school system of St. Louis is one of the best in the country, and its school-houses are commendably fine.

Mr. Campbell is a stanch democrat and is commendably interested in public affairs, although not an aspirant for office.

He delivered an address, as use and propriety required, commendably brief, and confined to a declaration of general principles.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Middle French commendable, from Latin commendabilis "praiseworthy," from commendare (see commend). Related: Commendably.

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