admiring


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Related to admiring: adoring, approving

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.
Translations
فِيه إعْجَاب
obdivný
beundrende
csodálkozó
aîdáandi
obdivný
hayranlık dolu

admiring

[ədˈmaɪərɪŋ] ADJ [look, glance, tone, voice] → (lleno) de admiración, admirativo
his admiring fanssus admiradores

admiring

[ədˈmaɪərɪŋ] adj [glance, look] → admiratif/ive; [audience, fan] → admiratif/ive

admiring

adj, admiringly
advbewundernd

admiring

[ədˈmaɪərɪŋ] adj (person) → pieno/a di ammirazione; (look) → di 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 ?
That mademoiselle has made good use of her time, and the result is charming," replied Laurie, bowing with his hand on his heart and an admiring look.
He could not help admiring, and yet being awed by, a man who faintly despised so many things which Philip had looked upon as almost sacred.
George could not help admiring his friend's simplicity, his good humour, his various learning quietly imparted, his general love of truth and justice.