What does admirable mean?

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ˈæd mər ə bəlad·mirable

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. admirable(Adjective)

    Deserving of the highest esteem or admiration.

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

    Etymology: 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

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How to say admirable in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of admirable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of admirable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of admirable in a Sentence

  1. Hilaire Belloc:

    Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.

  2. Niccolò Machiavelli:

    No one should be astonished if in the following discussion of completely new princedoms and of the prince and of government, I bring up the noblest examples. Because, since men almost always walk in the paths beaten by others and carry on their affairs by imitatingeven though it is not possible to keep wholly in the paths of others or to attain the ability of those you imitatea prudent man will always choose to take paths beaten by great men and to imitate those who have been especially admirable, in order that if his ability does not reach theirs, at least it may offer some suggestion of it; and he will act like prudent archers, who, seeing that the mark they plan to hit is too far away and knowing what space can be covered by the power of their bows, take an aim much higher than their mark, not in order to reach with their arrows so great a height, but to be able, with the aid of so high an aim, to attain their purpose.

  3. Irving Wallace:

    To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.

  4. Ann Goldstein:

    I've translated a lot of dead writers so I'm kind of used to not having contact with the writer, i think it's admirable that she's made this decision to have nothing to do with her books once she's written them.

  5. Filmmaker Leslee Udwin:

    I was just so in awe of and respectful of NDTV's decision, very difficult decision for a broadcaster who has been told that broadcasting this film is now illegal, is somehow a shameful thing, to actually make that kind of statement ... was so admirable. I love NDTV. They are my heroes for doing this.

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