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admirable

admirable

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

: deserving to be admired : very good

Full Definition of ADMIRABLE

1
:  deserving the highest esteem :  excellent
2
obsolete :  exciting wonder :  surprising
ad·mi·ra·bil·i·ty \ˌad-m(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
ad·mi·ra·ble·ness \ˈad-m(ə-)rə-bəl-nəs\ noun
ad·mi·ra·bly \-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>

First Known Use of ADMIRABLE

15th century

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