What does admiration mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admiration, esteemnoun

    a feeling of delighted approval and liking

  2. wonder, wonderment, admirationnoun

    the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

  3. admiration, appreciationnoun

    a favorable judgment

    "a small token in admiration of your works"

Wiktionary

  1. admirationnoun

    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. admirationnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admirationnoun

    wonder; astonishment

  2. Admirationnoun

    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. Admirationnoun

    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_.

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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. Barack Obama:

    I have selected a nominee who is widely recognized not only as one of America's sharpest legal minds, but someone who brings to his work a spirit of decency modesty, integrity, evenhandedness and excellence, these qualities and his long commitment to public service have earned him the respect and admiration from leaders from both sides of the aisle.

  2. David Letterman:

    I really had great admiration for the fact that she was able to just walk into that room and decimate the place.

  3. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Selfies are about self-admiration. They provide people of all ages constant opportunities to obsess about their looks and their external presentation

  4. Deirdre Henderson:

    It’s the mystery surrounding Hitler – why did he do what he did? I don’t think anyone will ever know, but JFK was analyzing it and saying Hitler was a legend – and Hitler is a legend. But he’s not a good legend. You can’t translate that as meaning he had admiration for him.

  5. Graham Nash:

    No, I never did, it was only admiration for her ability to do that.

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