meaning of admire

admire meaning in General Dictionary

To question to marvel is impacted with surprise occasionally with at

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  • To view with question or astonishment to look at with surprise to marvel at
  • consider with admiration
  • feel admiration for
  • To consider with wonder or astonishment; to view with shock; to marvel at.
  • To regard with question and delight; to check upon with an raised sense of satisfaction, as something that calls out approbation, esteem, love, or reverence; to calculate or prize highly; as, to appreciate a person of large moral worth, to admire a landscape.
  • To wonder; to marvel; becoming affected with shock; -- sometimes with inside.

admire meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c. (implied in admired), from Middle French admirer (Old French amirer, 14c.), or directly from Latin admirari "to question at" (see admiration). Related: Admiring; admiringly.


admire - French to English

admired


admire meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To consider with question or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at.

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  • (v. t.) To regard with wonder and delight; to appear upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something calls out approbation, esteem, love, or reverence; to approximate or prize extremely; as, to appreciate an individual of large moral worth, to admire a landscape.
  • (v. i.) To ask yourself; to marvel; to-be impacted with shock; -- occasionally with at.

Sentence Examples with the word admire

His anger had settled enough for him to admire the flush of her cheeks.

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