a feeling of delighted approval and liking
wonder, wonderment, admiration(noun)
the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
a favorable judgment
"a small token in admiration of your works"
Wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue.
Wonder or questioning, without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject.
wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue
cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The smile of Spite. 2. To secretly wish evil to one who has given us pleasure. 3. A form of shamefaced flattery. 4. To murder and go scot-free. _E. g._, "I admire him very much." "Ah, so that is the reason he has become thoughtful!" From Bean's _Meditations of a Vegetarian_.
The numerical value of admiration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of admiration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something I don't know where I would be without it.
Ebola causes such intense fear because it is such a dreadful virus, i developed great admiration for the nurses and staff in the clinics that stayed open despite the fear.
It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant.
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Translations for admiration
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- valeh olmaAzerbaijani
- bewûnderingWestern Frisian
- rajongás, csodálat, bámulatHungarian
- 感心, 賞賛Japanese
- BewonnerungLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- admirație, admirareRomanian
- восхищение, восторгRussian
- divljenje, дивљењеSerbo-Croatian
- sự khâm phụcVietnamese
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