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Arousing or deserving respect and approval,
  1. Arousing or deserving respect and approval
    • - he has one admirable quality—he is totally honest
    • - what is admirable in one sex is disdained in the other

  1. deserving of the highest esteem or admiration; "an estimable young professor"; "trains ran with admirable precision"; "his taste was impeccable, his health admirable"
  2. inspiring admiration or approval; "among her many admirable qualities are generosity and graciousness"
  3. (admirably) in an admirable manner; "the children's responses were admirably normal"
  4. (admiration) a feeling of delighted approval and liking
  5. (admiration) wonder: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
  6. (admiration) a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works"
  7. (admiration) 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; Wonder or questioning, without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject
  8. (ADMIRATION) To dream that people are admiring and praising you means that your sweetheart or helpmate is true and sincerely devoted.
  9. (ADMIRATION) Affection, Desire, Friendship, Intimacy, Love, Loyalty, Obsession, Respect, Reverence, Romance, Self-respect, Warmth.
  10. (Admiration) (1) ignorance. (2) our polite recognition of someone else's resemblance to ourselves.
  11. (admiration) One of the steps in the attention-to-love model of energy/information flow.