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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admirably, laudably, praiseworthily, commendableadverb

    in an admirable manner

    "the children's responses were admirably normal"


  1. admirablyadverb

    In a way worthy of admiration.

    They have made admirably great improvements in quality.

  2. admirablyadverb

    To an admirable degree.

    They have made admirably great improvements in quality.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Admirablyadverb

    So as to raise wonder; in an admirable manner.

    Etymology: from admirable.

    The theatre is, I think, the most spacious of any I ever saw, and, at the same time, so admirably well contrived, that, from the very depth of the stage, the lowest sound may be heard distinctly to the farthest part of the audience, as in a whispering place; and yet, if you raise your voice as high as you please, there is nothing like an echo to cause in it the least confusion. Joseph Addison, on Italy.


  1. admirably

    Admirably is an adverb that refers to performing or behaving in a manner that is impressive, praiseworthy or inspiring respect and approval. It means doing something exceptionally well or in a way that deserves admiration and recognition.

  2. admirably

    Admirably is an adverb that means in a way that deserves or arouses admiration. It implies that something has been done in a manner that is highly impressive, praiseworthy, commendable, or inspiring.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admirablyadverb

    in an admirable manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of admirably in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of admirably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of admirably in a Sentence

  1. Marc Fernich:

    There's been substantial deterioration over a long period of time, but all of that said, he's always been a pretty strong fellow and I would say that, given what he's facing, he's baring up admirably, better than anyone would have the right to expect, despite evident deterioration.

  2. Corey Johnson:

    To the thousands of New Yorkers who so admirably fought for budget justice over the past several weeks : we heard you and we stand with you, we recognize that New York City must move away from failed racist policing policies of the past.

  3. Greg Abbott:

    The state of Texas and the Department of Public Safety are working closely with local law enforcement to provide resources as needed and deliver justice for this heinous attack, i thank the first responders who have acted swiftly and admirably under pressure, and I want to remind all Texans that we will not allow the Lone Star State to be overrun by hatred and violence. We will unite, as Texans always do, to respond to this tragedy.

  4. Burdett Loomis:

    Since he was a man of the Congress, a legislator, I think getting this award from the Congress is extraordinarily important -- that’s who he was, he was someone who wanted to pass laws, legislate and support the congressional branch of government, which he did admirably, in that sense, to be rewarded by your peers with this award is especially significant.

  5. Paul Valery:

    ...in song the words tend to lose their significance, do often lose it, while at the other extreme, in current prose it is the musical value that tends to disappear - so that verse stands symmetrically, as it were, between song, on the one hand, and prose on the other - and is thus admirably and delicately balanced between the sensual and the intellectual power of language.

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