Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Laudable"

Synonyms of "Laudable" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between laudable and applaudable ?
A: Something that is “laudable” is something that you think or say good things about.

Something that is “applaudable” is something you can clap for.

For example, someone who picks up garbage is laudable (you can say “that is great, thanks”), but not applaudable (it would be strange to start clapping).

Also a comedian that isn’t very funny might be applaudable (you can clap to thank them for trying), but not very laudable.

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