laudably laudably

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an admirable manner

Usage(s):

  1. And despite its sternest intentions and laudably high squirm content, the movie is often fun.
  2. Yet if Cooke is laudably fair as a reporter, the title of his book is a misnomer one that his introduction labors unsuccessfully to justify.
  3. His record in the Governor's mansion was also laudably progressive.

News

  • Problem Solved: We Shall Be The Washington Rednecks

    If the Washington football team's controversial name is, in fact, a tribute to Native Americans, as team owner Dan Snyder has suggested , then maybe the team could just as laudably be called the Washington Rednecks—a now-derogatory word that was once used as a more complimentary term for striking coal miners.
    on November 9, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

Quotes

  1. "The new administration . . . under Governor Martin O'Malley had laudably taken the initiative," said Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-Ohio), chairman of a subcommittee that has investigated the failings of the system nationwide since the death of...
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Dennis Kucinich Source: Washington Post

  2. "It laudably seeks to improve our energy efficiency and encourage alternative sources," Cornyn said. "But, it does little to address some of the most current and pressing needs, like increasing our domestic supply of energy. It would also...
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: John Cornyn Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "Laudably, the provision is aimed at reducing gaming that can take place by S Corp. owners shifting income away from compensation and to 'dividends' that are not subject to payroll tax," Ms. Snowe said in a statement. "However, this is a...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Olympia Snowe Source: New York Times (blog)

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