COMMENDABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COMMENDABLE
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 a.  worthy of being commended or praised; laudable; praiseworthy
Classic Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
1  He allowed your crimes to be great, but that still there was room for mercy, the most commendable virtue in a prince, and for which his majesty was so justly celebrated.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII.
2  Carol was civic and neighborly and commendable today.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
3  Of course, setting up housekeeping is commendable, and there is no reason why a porter shouldn't do it.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In ACT I
4  There's no need to be so apologetic," said the information-giver, "it's very commendable for you to be so attentive.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Three In the empty Courtroom - The Student - The ...
5  As teachers, they have given the South a commendable system of city schools and large numbers of private normal-schools and academies.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
6  My dear child, commend Dr. Grant to the deanery of Westminster or St. Paul's, and I should be as glad of your nurseryman and poulterer as you could be.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXII
7  To that Providence, my sons, I hereby commend you, and I counsel you by way of caution to forbear from crossing the moor in those dark hours when the powers of evil are exalted.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
8  "I commend that fact very carefully to your attention," said Holmes to his professional colleague.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
9  At the same time, Stanley Hopkins's methods do not commend themselves to me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
10  But I commend the idea to your mind.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
11  This motto, however, they did not commend to farmer customers who had had crop failures.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
12  It's a very 'portant habit, Andy; and I 'commend yer to be cultivatin' it, now yer young.'
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
13  So that should we ever find these weaklings attempting anything, we may commend their courage rather than their prudence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
14  William was kindly commended and his promotion hoped for.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
15  I was very much pleased with what I collected to have been your behaviour on the occasion; it shewed a discretion highly to be commended.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
Example Sentence:
1  What I find remarkable and commendable is how many chances she was given to retract, amend or otherwise clarify.
2  This TV play does not seem to commend itself to me.
3  Both readers commend Knutson for his scrupulous attention to detail.
4  I will commend the child to her sister's care.
5  I commended her for that action.
6  Inspector Marshall was commended for his professional and caring attitude.
7  The judge commended her for/on her bravery.
8  I commended the chef on the excellent meal.
9  The commander commended the soldier for his bravery.