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. John Adams:

    As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children

  2. Ambrose Bierce:

    Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

  3. Roger Federer:

    I take the impacts and threat of climate change very seriously, particularly as my family and I arrive in Australia amidst devastation from the bushfires, as the father of four young children and a fervent supporter of universal education, I have a great deal of respect and admiration for the youth climate movement, and I am grateful to young climate activists for pushing us all to examine our behaviors and act on innovative solutions.

  4. Erin Handley:

    Can't say how much admiration I have for Khmer reporters who are staying, despite everything.

  5. Auguste Rodin:

    If the artist only reproduces superficial features as photography does, if he copies the lineaments of a face exactly, without reference to character, he deserves no admiration. The resemblance which he ought to obtain is that of the soul.

Images & Illustrations of admiration

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