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Related to admirableness: adorableness


Deserving admiration.

ad′mi·ra·ble·ness n.
ad′mi·ra·bly adv.
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Noun1.admirableness - admirable excellenceadmirableness - admirable excellence      
excellence - the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree
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It understands all the relevant properties in terms of the desert/merit relation, including moral properties like blameworthiness, but also less moral terms, like admirableness, (9) and nonmoral terms, like fearsomeness.
jump jockeys A generally admirable bunch whose admirableness (possibly not a word, until now) seems to be even more conspicuous at Cheltenham, where there is no mistaking how much a festival winner means to every one of them.
The one thing whose admirableness is not due to an ulterior reason is Reason itself comprehended in all its fullness, so far as we can comprehend it.