Definition of laudably in US English:



  • See laudable

    • ‘It's a laudably ambitious work, and a frustratingly uneven novel.’
    • ‘All his work carries a conviction that smacks of a healthy combination of intense darkness and a capacity for hard work and a laudably practical attitude to plotting in its author.’
    • ‘And, most laudably, I managed not to scream when I saw one.’
    • ‘A professor of English and comparative literature at Princeton, and published by Yale, she is heaped with Ivy League credentials but laudably determined not to be stifled by them.’
    • ‘The director is laudably respectful towards her subjects.’
    • ‘There's no shortage of government officials who think they're being laudably tough while they smother human empathy.’