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Definitions of admiration

  1. the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a feeling of delighted approval and liking Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Wonder; astonishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Wonder mingled with approval excited by beauty or excellence. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The act of admiring: (obs.) wonder. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Pleased wonder; astonishment. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Wonder combined with approbation; gratified contemplation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. That which is admired. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The act of admiring; wonder. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Wonder mingled with pleasure or slight surprise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. Pleased contemplation; (formerly) wonder; the a. of, admired by; note of a. (!). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. n. Wonder; wonder mingled with pleasing emotions, as esteem, love, or veneration. Cabinet Dictionary
  16. Wonder, the act of admiring or wondering. Complete Dictionary
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