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admiration

noun

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2 the rapt attention and deep emotion caused by the sight of something extraordinary
  • gaped in admiration as one flower-bedecked float after another paraded past them

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The first known use of admiration was in the 15th century

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“Admiration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/admiration. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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