admiringly


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ad·mire

 (ăd-mīr′)
v. ad·mired, ad·mir·ing, ad·mires
v.tr.
1. To regard with pleasure, wonder, and approval: admired the sculptures at the art museum.
2. To have a high opinion of; esteem or respect: I admired her ability as a violinist.
3. Chiefly New England & Upper Southern US To enjoy (something): "I just admire to get letters, but I don't admire to answer them" (Dialect Notes).
4. Archaic To marvel or wonder at.
v.intr. New England & Upper Southern US
To marvel at something. Often used with at.

[French admirer, from Old French amirer, from Latin admīrārī, to wonder at : ad-, ad- + mīrārī, to wonder (from mīrus, wonderful; see smei- in Indo-European roots).]

ad·mir′er n.
ad·mir′ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.admiringly - with admirationadmiringly - with admiration; "he looked at his wife admiringly"
Translations
بِإعْجَاب
s obdivem
beundringsværdigtmed beundring
elragadtatással
meî aîdáun
obdivne
hayranlıkla

admiringly

[ədˈmaɪərɪŋlɪ] ADV [say, describe] → con admiración
to speak admiringly of sbhablar con admiración de algn
he looked at her admiringlyle lanzó una mirada (llena) de admiración, le lanzó una mirada admirativa

admiringly

[ədˈmaɪərɪŋli] adv [say, write, look] → avec admiration

admiringly

[ədˈmaɪərɪŋlɪ] advcon ammirazione

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
References in classic literature ?
We all stood by and watched admiringly while Fuchs rode into the corral with a pitchfork and prodded the bulls again and again, finally driving them apart.
The face, when completed, could not have been considered strictly beautiful; but it wore a smile so big and broad, and was so Jolly in expression, that even Tip laughed as he looked admiringly at his work.
But it's good advice for the foolish," said the donkey, admiringly.
He scrambled ashore and shook himself to get off some of the wet, and then leaned over the pool to look admiringly at his reflected face.
When the last of the hay had been divided, Levin, intrusting the superintendence of the rest to the counting-house clerk, sat down on a haycock marked off by a stake of willow, and looked admiringly at the meadow swarming with peasants.
Only you need not have bought me this," she added, unable to suppress a smile as she gazed admiringly at a gold comb set with pearls, of a kind then just coming into fashion.
You seem to be a genuine cosmopolite," I said admiringly.
He looked at his companion sneakingly, he looked at him admiringly, he looked at him boldly, and put up one leg on the sofa.
Well, indeed," said he, holding her off at arm's length, and looking admiringly at her, "you are a pretty little fellow.
exclaimed the general, gazing admiringly on Kiouni.
Thus I cannot tell what happened, but presently David exclaimed admiringly, "Oh, mother, do it again
bone idol Digby, left, looks admiringly at royal visitor