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 ?
These attributes, in spite of poverty and the strict integrity which shut him out from the more worldly successes, attracted to him many admirable persons, as naturally as sweet herbs draw bees, and as naturally he gave them the honey into which fifty years of hard experience had distilled no bitter drop.
The three Marys were considered as dangerous as high explosives to have about the kitchen, yet they were such good cooks and such admirable housekeepers that they never had to look for a place.
the life is in his heart yet, and after he has slept awhile he will come to himself, and be a wiser man for it, till the hour of his real time shall come," returned Hawkeye, casting another oblique glance at the insensible body, while he filled his charger with admirable nicety.
To jump out of the window would be admirable exercise, but the bars are too strong even to try.
It offered an admirable opportunity for a shopping expedition, a change of scene, and a peaceful solution of their perplexing and anomalous social relations with Devil's Ford.
They kept themselves alive, unquestionably, and laid now and then an egg, and hatched a chicken; not for any pleasure of their own, but that the world might not absolutely lose what had once been so admirable a breed of fowls.
While Hester stood in that magic circle of ignominy, where the cunning cruelty of her sentence seemed to have fixed her for ever, the admirable preacher was looking down from the sacred pulpit upon an audience whose very inmost spirits had yielded to his control.
I now saw that I had been asked for a service admirable and difficult; and there would be a greatness in letting it be seen--oh, in the right quarter
In the fire-side narrative of Captain Sleet, entitled A Voyage among the Icebergs, in quest of the Greenland Whale, and incidentally for the re-discovery of the Lost Icelandic Colonies of Old Greenland; in this admirable volume, all standers of mast-heads are furnished with a charmingly circumstantial account of the then recently invented crow's-nest of the Glacier, which was the name of Captain Sleet's good craft.
It was an admirable artistic exploit, rarely achieved by the best harpooneers of the present day; inasmuch as this Leviathan was slain at the very first dart.
There was a door above and another below, both safely padlocked, making the stairs an admirable place to stow away a customer who might still chance to have money, or a political light whom it was not advisable to kick out of doors.
His well-formed aquiline nose, straight thin lips, and the admirable contour of his finely-formed limbs, impressed the whole company instantly with the idea of something uncommon.