Definitions

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  • adv. In a way worthy of admiration.
  • adv. To an admirable degree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an admirable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an admirable manner; in a manner to excite wonder, approbation, and esteem; excellently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an admirable manner

Etymologies

admirable +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In this sense, the term admirably befits the state of mind in which Joseph must have been when he discovered the condition of Mary, and before the truth was supernaturally explained to him.

    A Dissertation on Divine Justice

  • Her expression, restless and dissatisfied, her attitude, weary and enervated, gave the idea of the title admirably, and I made a good sketch.

    Five Nights

  • It no more means the castle of haste than Tintagel in Cornwall signifies the castle of guile, as the learned have said it does, for Tintagel simply means the house in the gill of the hill, a term admirably descriptive of the situation of the building.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • His extreme abhorrence of heresy makes him immediately fall upon that of the Docætæ, against which he arms the faithful, by clearly demonstrating that Christ was truly made man, died, and rose again: in which his terms admirably express his most humble and affectionate devotion to our divine Redeemer, under these great mysteries of love.

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

  • He filled in admirably on the power play while Teemu Selanne was out with injury and his emergence allowed the Ducks to trade Kunitz for Ryan Whitney.

    Playoff countdown: Ducks showing some life

  • Frasor filled in admirably for the injured Lawson throughout the ACC tournament.

    North Carolina still stocked despite likely exodus

  • Rand Fishkin: Even filled in admirably for a missing speaker.

    Best of PubCon 2009 | Managing Greatness

  • With DiPietro watching from the bench as the backup for the second straight night as he works his way back from offseason knee surgery, MacDonald stepped in admirably and made 24 saves.

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  • Redshirt freshman Ronnie Fouch filled in admirably for Locker, completing 13 of 27 passes for 186 yards, and threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jermaine Kearse midway through the third quarter to pull Washington within 28-21.

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  • Wade Dubielewicz filled in admirably for Islanders starting goalie Rick DiPietro and stopped 29 shots.

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