admirable

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

Definition of admirable

  1. 1 :  deserving the highest esteem :  excellent an admirable achievement

  2. 2 obsolete :  exciting wonder :  surprising

admirability

play \ˌad-m(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

admirableness

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admirably

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Examples of admirable in a Sentence

  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 English Language Learners

admirable

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

Definition of admirable for English Language Learners

  • : deserving to be admired : very good


ADMIRABLE Defined for Kids

admirable

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

Definition of admirable for Students

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

admirably

\-blē\ adverb The team performed admirably.


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