What does admiration mean?

Definitions for admiration
ˌæd məˈreɪ ʃənad·mi·ra·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word admiration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. admiration, esteem(noun)

    a feeling of delighted approval and liking

  2. wonder, wonderment, admiration(noun)

    the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

  3. admiration, appreciation(noun)

    a favorable judgment

    "a small token in admiration of your works"

Wiktionary

  1. admiration(Noun)

    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.

  2. admiration(Noun)

    Wonder or questioning, without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admiration(noun)

    wonder; astonishment

  2. Admiration(noun)

    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

  3. Admiration(noun)

    cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. admiration

    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_.

How to pronounce admiration?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say admiration in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of admiration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of admiration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of admiration in a Sentence

  1. George R.R. Martin:

    Those are brave men,” he told Ser Balon in admiration. “Let's go kill them.”

  2. Roger Kornberg:

    The multiple crises facing our country, including one of misinformation, requires a leader with profound admiration for science and truth, i support Joe Biden's pro-science agenda and sensible approach to public health decisions. A true leader who will face the truth and be honest with the American people.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The crowd goes to see the inauguration but what they largely find lengthy oration, flowery felicitation and flattering admiration of one another amongst the key dignitaries in their speech from the stage.

  4. Matthew Costello:

    The Reagans loved to throw state dinners, in the 80s, global change was reaching a fever pitch, and Ronald Reagan had secured the admiration of several leaders.

  5. Claire Wilcox:

    He did court controversy and he wanted to get people's attention with his shows, there is no doubt that was an element of fearless, the bravado, the East End boy -- all of these elements but I think people are just struck with admiration for his creativity ... and his artistry.

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    • A. abdomen
    • B. empire
    • C. gauge
    • D. mediocrity

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