admirable


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ad·mi·ra·ble

 (ăd′mər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Deserving admiration.

ad′mi·ra·ble·ness n.
ad′mi·ra·bly adv.

admirable

(ˈædmərəbəl)
adj
deserving or inspiring admiration; excellent
ˈadmirably adv

ad•mi•ra•ble

(ˈæd mər ə bəl)

adj.
worthy of admiration; inspiring approval or respect; excellent.
[1590–1600; < Latin]
ad`mi•ra•bil′i•ty, n.
ad′mi•ra•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.admirable - deserving of the highest esteem or admirationadmirable - deserving of the highest esteem or admiration; "an estimable young professor"; "trains ran with admirable precision"; "his taste was impeccable, his health admirable"
estimable - deserving of respect or high regard
2.admirable - inspiring admiration or approvaladmirable - inspiring admiration or approval; "among her many admirable qualities are generosity and graciousness"
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"

admirable

adjective praiseworthy, good, great, fine, capital, noted, choice, champion, prime, select, wonderful, excellent, brilliant, rare, cracking (Brit. informal), outstanding, valuable, superb, distinguished, superior, sterling, worthy, first-class, notable, sovereign, dope (slang), world-class, exquisite, exemplary, first-rate, superlative, commendable, top-notch (informal), brill (informal), laudable, meritorious, estimable, tiptop, A1 or A-one (informal), bitchin' (U.S. slang), chillin' (U.S. slang) The film tells its story with admirable economy.
bad, disappointing, commonplace, worthless, mediocre, deplorable, displeasing, no great shakes (informal), half-pie (N.Z. informal)

admirable

adjective
Translations
جَدِير بِالإعْجَاب
obdivuhodný
beundringsværdig
ihailtava
aîdáunarverîur
obdivuhodný
čudovitvreden občudovanja
hayran bırakanövgüye değer

admirable

[ˈædmərəbl] ADJadmirable, digno de admiración

admirable

[ˈædmɪrəbəl] adj [quality, clarity, restraint] → admirable; [behaviour] → admirable

admirable

adj, admirably
adv (= praiseworthy, laudable)bewundernswert, erstaunlich; (= excellent)vortrefflich, ausgezeichnet

admirable

[ˈædmrəbl] adjammirevole

admire

(ədˈmaiə) verb
1. to look at with great pleasure and often to express this pleasure. I've just been admiring your new car.
2. to have a very high opinion of (something or someone). I admire John's courage.
ˈadmirable (ˈӕdmə-) adjective
extremely good. His behaviour during the riot was admirable.
ˈadmirably (ˈӕdmə-) adverb
extremely well. He's admirably suited to the job.
admiration (ӕdmiˈreiʃən) noun
They were filled with admiration at the team's performance.
adˈmirer noun
1. one who admires (someone or something). He is an admirer of Mozart.
2. a man who is attracted by a particular woman. She has many admirers.
adˈmiring adjective
an admiring glance.
adˈmiringly adverb

admirable

a. admirable, digno-a.
References in classic literature ?
Hayward was an admirable letter-writer, and knowing his talent took pains with his letters.
The admirable fellow literally slaved in my interest, and so, I may say, did everyone in Bristol, as soon as they got wind of the port we sailed for--treasure, I mean.
The Pereire, of the French Transatlantic Company, whose admirable steamers are equal to any in speed and comfort, did not leave until the 14th; the Hamburg boats did not go directly to Liverpool or London, but to Havre; and the additional trip from Havre to Southampton would render Phileas Fogg's last efforts of no avail.
Ah, the poet's prophecy of Me--how admirable, how dreadfully admirable!
A rare fellow, indeed; an admirable fellow, as you have said
It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens for a near neighbor and a daily companion, and when my leisure hours were joyously passed with many other friends, all associated with literature and art, of whom the admirable comedian, Regnier, is now the only survivor.
The short biographies of many of the chief English authors in the English Men of Letters Series (Macmillan, 30 and 75 cents a volume) are generally admirable.
The resources of my commercial library include a list of useful names to assume; and we can choose one at five minutes' notice, when the admirable man of business who now oppresses us is ready to issue his advertisements.
She is admirable, this little one; a little too thin, the bones rather accentuated, but the detail, on the whole, most satisfactory.
She is a very admirable and excellent young woman," said she, "and you must go and call on her.
That extremely charming and essentially admirable young girl (I am--as you see--old enough to be frank in my expressions) was referring to her own feelings.
I had not yet been a year in this country before I contracted such a love and veneration for the inhabitants, that I entered on a firm resolution never to return to humankind, but to pass the rest of my life among these admirable HOUYHNHNMS, in the contemplation and practice of every virtue, where I could have no example or incitement to vice.