Definition of praiseworthiness in US English:



  • See praiseworthy

    • ‘The problem is not the praiseworthiness of Old England.’
    • ‘Having said this, however, it must be reiterated that these claims for ancient accounting are not to be taken as unadulterated claims of praiseworthiness.’
    • ‘Now it is both necessary and sufficient for justice, and thus for praiseworthiness, that an agent wills what is right, knowing it to be right, because it is right.’
    • ‘The praiseworthiness of an action ought not be contingent upon factors beyond an agent's control but instead depends solely upon the agent himself.’
    • ‘They have met with tremendous success and virtually no opposition in mainline Protestantism because of the praiseworthiness of their aims.’