Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Expressing admiration or wonder.
  • noun The point of exclamation or admiration (!).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Relating to or expressing admiration or wonder.

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  • adjective Characterized by admiration.

Etymologies

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Via French or directly from Medieval Latin admirativus

Examples

  • I am making my way back to the kitchen when the spirit of my friend's home takes hold and a string of playful words escapes me, falling from my lips in one admirative gasp:

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I am making my way back to the kitchen when the spirit of my friend's home takes hold and a string of playful words escapes me, falling from my lips in one admirative gasp:

    frotter - French Word-A-Day

  • I am making my way back to the kitchen when the spirit of my friend's home takes hold and a string of playful words escapes me, falling from my lips in one admirative gasp:

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Je ne connais ton blog que depuis très peu de temps, mais je suis admirative devant ces belles recettes et ces photos toujours sublimes.

    foodbeam » Deux grains de sucres pour les deux ans de foodbeam – Sablés au thé matcha et cupcakes à la vanille, aux perles du Japon et au thé vert

  • It is maintained by Mr. Arthur Edmund Brae, and by Dr. Ingleby, that "cheer" as a shout of "admirative applause" did not come into use until the latter part of the last century.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 47, September, 1861

  • Puisqu'il faut bien tenir la balance égale et faire une place aux ronchonneurs à côté des soupirs d '"une admiration stupéfaite d'être si admirative", voici donc une autre réflexion très rapide sur la décision de BHO de remplacer Petraeus par McChrystal, - non, pardon, McChrystal par Petraeus … Elle est de Andrew Sullivan, sur son site personnel de

    Dedefensa

  • J'ai passé un long moment à me promener par ici, et je suis admirative de tant de tlent.

    {capture the moment}

  • 09 November 2007 at 06:59 AM who are these painful,pathetic, over admirative people that read your sorry blog?

    I'm okay, Eurotrash

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