Etymology
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praiseworthy (adj.)

mid-15c., preise-worthi, "deserving of praise," from praise (v.) + worthy. Usually hyphenated until mid-19c. An earlier word was preisable (mid-14c.). Related: Praiseworthiness.

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Definitions of praiseworthy

praiseworthy (adj.)
worthy of high praise;
a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence
Synonyms: applaudable / commendable / laudable
From wordnet.princeton.edu