deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
"an estimable young professor"; "trains ran with admirable precision"; "his taste was impeccable, his health admirable"
inspiring admiration or approval
"among her many admirable qualities are generosity and graciousness"
Deserving of the highest esteem or admiration.
It's admirable that Shelley overcame her handicap and excelled in her work.
Origin: From admirable, from admirabilis.
fitted to excite wonder; wonderful; marvelous
having qualities to excite wonder united with approbation; deserving the highest praise; most excellent; -- used of persons or things
The numerical value of admirable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of admirable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
Americans are overreachers overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.
He said it would be a big mistake if I didn't go back and I thought that was really admirable.
He acted not only in a correct and appropriate manner, he acted with admirable restraint given what happened.
When I watch her speeches, I think she has many feminist ideas, to be a female leader, I think it's an admirable thing.
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Translations for admirable
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- admirableCatalan, Valencian
- admirable, loableSpanish
- 立派, 感心, 見事Japanese
- 감탄할 만한, 기특한, 칭찬할 만한Korean
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