Definitions for admirableˈæd mər ə bəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•mi•ra•bleˈæd mər ə bəl(adj.)

  1. worthy of admiration; inspiring approval or respect; excellent.

Origin of admirable:

1590–1600; < L


Princeton's WordNet

  1. admirable(adj)

    deserving of the highest esteem or admiration

    "an estimable young professor"; "trains ran with admirable precision"; "his taste was impeccable, his health admirable"

  2. admirable(adj)

    inspiring admiration or approval

    "among her many admirable qualities are generosity and graciousness"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. admirable(adjective)ˈæd mər ə bəl

    causing admiration

    an admirable effort


  1. admirable(Adjective)

    Deserving of the highest esteem or admiration.

    It's admirable that Shelley overcame her handicap and excelled in her work.

  2. Origin: From admirable, from admirabilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admirable(adj)

    fitted to excite wonder; wonderful; marvelous

  2. Admirable(adj)

    having qualities to excite wonder united with approbation; deserving the highest praise; most excellent; -- used of persons or things

Translations for admirable

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extremely good

His behaviour during the riot was admirable.

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