Definitions: (1) being an admirable example <a person, idea, or ideal worthy of emulation>; (2) recommending as worthy of confidence or notice; (3) expressing a favorable opinion; to praise

Synonyms: applauded, approved, entrusted, recommended

Music: “You’re the Tops” — Cole Porter (1891-1964) American composer and songwriter

• The will is commendable though the ability may be wanting. — Ovid [born: Publius Ovidius Naso] (43 BC-18 AD) Roman poet
• While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of time, it is even more important to make sure they point in a commendable direction. — James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) American author