Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Regarded with wonder; wonderful; astonishing.

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

  • adjective Regarded with wonder and delight; highly prized.
  • adjective obsolete Wonderful; also, admirable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of admire.

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

  • adjective regarded with admiration

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Examples

  • With its hills-heavy density, near-90-degree-dropping streets and alleys and awe-inspiring views, San Francisco is a pedestrian-friendly city (the iconic streetcars can be admired from the sidewalk).

    Keeping Reality at Bay

  • (Gibson's Neuromancer, while widely admired, is seldom emulated; Hardwired, mostly written before Neuromancer was published, seems to have defined the form.)

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • They went wholly by holding the irons close to their cheeks, gauging the heat by some secret mental process that Martin admired but could not understand.

    Chapter 17

  • A third doc that I admired is Hot House, Shimon Dotan's Israeli feature about prisons for Palestinian political detainees in Israel.

    GreenCine Daily: Park City Dispatch. 11.

  • Every woman I have loved and admired is capable of that look: the one that says "that's not good enough" and "I know you can do better," in a single glance.

    Elegies to Octavia (Continually Updated)

  • Along this fracture zone occurring at the base of the La Higuera and El Mexico volcanoes, the Santiago River has cut a fantastic gorge known as the Barranca de Oblatos, which may be admired from the Mirador (Scenic Viewpoint Park) Dr. Atl in Guadalajara.

    The geology and geography of Lake Chapala and western Mexico

  • Along this fracture zone occurring at the base of the La Higuera and El Mexico volcanoes, the Santiago River has cut a fantastic gorge known as the Barranca de Oblatos, which may be admired from the Mirador (Scenic Viewpoint Park) Dr. Atl in Guadalajara.

    The geology and geography of Lake Chapala and western Mexico

  • Along this fracture zone occurring at the base of the La Higuera and El Mexico volcanoes, the Santiago River has cut a fantastic gorge known as the Barranca de Oblatos, which may be admired from the Mirador (Scenic Viewpoint Park) Dr. Atl in Guadalajara.

    The geology and geography of Lake Chapala and western Mexico

  • Every woman I have loved and admired is capable of that look: the one that says "that's not good enough" and "I know you can do better," in a single glance.

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  • And Lisa, the strong girl I admired, is a mini control freak a hair away from utter dictatorship.

    Archive 2005-05-01

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