Associations to the word «Admiration»


ADMIRATION, noun. Wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue.
ADMIRATION, noun. (obsolete) Wonder or questioning, without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject.
ADMIRATION, noun. (obsolete) Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise.

Dictionary definition

ADMIRATION, noun. A feeling of delighted approval and liking.
ADMIRATION, noun. The feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.
ADMIRATION, noun. A favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works".

Wise words

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