An example of someone who is admirable is a brave military officer.
It's admirable that Shelley overcame her handicap and excelled in her work.
He seems to have been an admirable teacher, with a great power of lucid exposition.
"That's admirable!" he shouted.
She is a very admirable young woman and you always liked her, but now suddenly you have got some notion or other in your head.
How much more admirable the Bhagvat-Geeta than all the ruins of the East!
He wrote an admirable textbook of the Theory of Heat (1871), and a very excellent elementary treatise on Matter and Motion (1876).