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admiration

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noun ad·mi·ra·tion \ˌad-mə-ˈrā-shən\

Simple Definition of admiration

  • : a feeling of great respect and approval

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of admiration

  1. 1 archaic :  wonder

  2. 2 :  an object of esteem

  3. 3 :  delighted or astonished approbation

Examples of admiration in a sentence

  1. She looked at them in admiration.

  2. I have great admiration for her courage.

  3. We were filled with admiration for him.

  4. She earned the admiration of her coworkers.

  5. I have a great admiration for her courage.



15th Century

First Known Use of admiration

15th century


ADMIRATION Defined for Kids

admiration

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noun ad·mi·ra·tion \ˌad-mə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of admiration for Students

  1. :  a feeling of great respect and approval





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