admirability


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admirability

(ˌædmərəˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
the quality of being admirable
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Noun1.admirability - admirable excellenceadmirability - admirable excellence      
excellence - the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
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Although considering properties like admirability and enviability points to a WKR/RKR distinction that everyone should want to explain, life is harder for buck-passers about value simpliciter for this very reason.
Indeed, there is a figure of Churchillian admirability in the Equal Pay battle too - a remarkable woman politician, though certainly not Theresa May.
In some instances, denying one's excellence or the admirability of one's talents might indicate a lack of due self-esteem.
Alternatively, a Message frame element can be used to directly describe what the Speaker says, leaving the more specific Reason for admirability to be inferred.
His magnanimity in discharging his epistemic duty, moreover, magnifies the admirability of his response.
(6) Second, the concepts of virtue and admirability are typically meant to be strongly interconnected, even interdefinable.
Elgin argues that emotions provide access to salient information that we would otherwise miss, response-dependent properties such as admirability, which depend on emotion for meaning as well as evidence of response-independent properties, such as trust, that trigger our awareness of the response-dependent properties.
His longevity, medal haul, decorum and, above all, ability are in the very top echelon of admirability.
If the commedia is full of marvel and if admirability is a precept of this so rare dramatic poem, why should we deprive it of the greater marvel that it is to hear the astonishing wonder-working speaking woman in the theatre?
victim admirability. We find evidence of a strong correlation between
(2.) I should note that "useful" does not necessarily mean "admirable." One might, of course, select canonical cases on the basis of their admirability as exercises in legal reasoning.
Moreover, Slote argues, utilitarianism is at odds with our intuitive views about admirability and virtue.