Definition of admiration
1 : a feeling of respect and approval <They had/felt great admiration for her courage.>
2 : an object of esteem < … his perfect horsemanship … was one of my earliest admirations. — Joseph Conrad>
3 archaic : wonder
Examples of admiration in a sentence
She looked at them in admiration.
I have great admiration for her courage.
We were filled with admiration for him.
She earned the admiration of her coworkers.
I have a great admiration for her courage.
Origin and Etymology of admiration
First Known Use: 15th century
ADMIRATION Defined for Kids
Definition of admiration for Students
: a feeling of great respect and approval
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