Definitions

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  • adjective Expressing admiration.

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  • adjective Feeling or showing admiration.
  • verb Present participle of admire.

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Examples

  • But if pleasure is to be had in admiring great works of art, 50 Years at Pace packs a laudable punch.

    Dorothy Spears: Pedigree and Promise in 50 Years At Pace

  • Thinking of you and once again admiring your strength and thoughtfulness as you navigate this terrible time.

    Here Be Monsters | Her Bad Mother

  • By the end, I did begin admiring her helpfulness and how happy she was when she could tutor her classmates.

    Kimi ni Todoke Book 1 » Manga Worth Reading

  • But if pleasure is to be had in admiring great works of art, 50 Years at Pace packs a laudable punch.

    Dorothy Spears: Pedigree and Promise in 50 Years At Pace

  • Adam Smith thought there was pleasure to be had simply in admiring the craftsmanship of a well-made watch, even if its extra accuracy was of little practical benefit.

    Me in the Economist, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In Musical Stages, Rodgers introduced the piano right up front among the relatives, but it would turn out to be much more important than that, becoming with time also his imaginary friend and alter ego, to and through which he could say absolutely anything he wanted and explore his own outer limits of tenderness and wit while his impossible family looked on in admiring silence — or, at any rate, silence.

    Keeping up Appearances

  • Saddam is, of course, not alone in admiring The Godfather series.

    Tales of the Tyrant

  • In Musical Stages, Rodgers introduced the piano right up front among the relatives, but it would turn out to be much more important than that, becoming with time also his imaginary friend and alter ego, to and through which he could say absolutely anything he wanted and explore his own outer limits of tenderness and wit while his impossible family looked on in admiring silence — or, at any rate, silence.

    Keeping up Appearances

  • Saddam is, of course, not alone in admiring The Godfather series.

    Tales of the Tyrant

  • Townspeople spoke in admiring terms of Blood's letters from such luminaries as Ralph Waldo Emerson,

    The Nitrous Oxide Philosopher

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