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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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 Chapman:

    Ignorance is the mother of admiration.

  2. Apuleius:

    Familiarity breeds contempt, while rarity wins admiration.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Beware of a man who speaks in favour or admiration of women.

  4. Minna Antrim:

    Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.

  5. Immanuel Kant:

    Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe...

Images & Illustrations of admiration

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