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admirable

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adjective ad·mi·ra·ble \ˈad-m(ə-)rə-bəl\

Simple Definition of admirable

  • : deserving to be admired : very good

Full Definition of admirable

  1. 1 :  deserving the highest esteem :  excellent

  2. 2 obsolete :  exciting wonder :  surprising

ad·mi·ra·bil·i·typlay \ˌad-m(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ad·mi·ra·ble·nessplay \ˈad-m(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs\ noun
ad·mi·ra·blyplay \-blē\ adverb

Examples of admirable

  1. Loyalty was her most admirable quality.

  2. <it's admirable the way she helps her elderly neighbor with chores and errands every Saturday>



15th Century

First Known Use of admirable

15th century


ADMIRABLE Defined for Kids

admirable

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adjective ad·mi·ra·ble \ˈad-mə-rə-bəl, ˈad-mrə-bəl\

Definition of admirable

  1. :  deserving great respect and approval <He showed admirable courage.>

ad·mi·ra·bly \-blē\ adverb <The team performed admirably.>




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