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Admiration (IPA: /ˌædmɝˈeɪʃən/)


Admiration (n.)

Wonder; astonishment.

Admiration (n.)

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.

Admiration (n.)

Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy.

Admiration

Social emotion

Admiration

Painting by William Bouguereau, San Antonio Museum of Art

Admiration

Print in the National Gallery of Art (NGA 31134)

Admiration Synonyms

Appreciation

Admiration Synonyms

Esteem

Admiration Synonyms

Wonderment, Wonder

Spanish Translation

Admiration in Spanish is Admiración

Tagalog Translation

Admiration in Tagalog is Hanga

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "he had to admit to a faint admiration (faint as angostura colouring gin and water)" - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection." - Affection

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view." - Admiration

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Admiration is the emotion furthest from comprehension." - Admiration

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Admiration, n Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves." - Admiration


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