The definition of admirable is someone or something with positive characteristics worthy of adoration, love or respect.
An example of someone who is admirable is a brave military officer.
inspiring or deserving admiration or praise; excellent; splendid
Origin of admirableMiddle English ; from Classical Latin admirabilis ; from admirari: see admire
(comparative more admirable, superlative most admirable)
From Middle French admirable, from Latin admirabilis.