Admiration meaning

ădmə-rāshən
The definition of an admiration is a person or thing being adored or loved.

An example of an admiration is a talented Olympian.

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The sense of wonder, delight, and pleased approval inspired by anything fine, skillful, beautiful, etc.
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A feeling of strong approval or delight with regard to someone or something.

The students' admiration for their teacher.

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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.
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Admiration is defined as the act of adoring or loving.

An example of admiration is the look in the eyes of a couple in love.

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The act of admiring.
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A thing or person inspiring such feelings.
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The state of being viewed with such approval or delight.

An actor held in admiration by her peers.

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The object of such approval and delight.

A movie that was the admiration of many critics.

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The action of wondering; marveling.
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The act of wondering.
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Origin of admiration

  • From French admiration < Latin admīrātiō, from prefix ad- + mīrō (“I look at”) + -ātiō. Compare the verb admire.

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