What does admirable mean?

admirable meaning in General Dictionary

suited to excite question wonderful marvelous

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  • worthy of the highest esteem or admiration
  • inspiring admiration or approval
  • Fitted to stimulate question; wonderful; marvelous.
  • Having qualities to excite question united with approbation; deserving the highest praise; perfect; -- used of individuals or things.

admirable meaning in Urban Dictionary

An underhanded, snarky solution to insult someone who's acted grossly selfish, or any person you actually hate; quick for admirable pussy.


admirable meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., "worthy of admiration," from center French admirable (Old French amirable), from Latin admirabilis "admirable, wonderful," from admirari "to admire" (see admiration). At the beginning of years in addition carried a stronger sense of "awe-inspiring."


admirable - Spanish to English

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  • wonderful

admirable - French to English

admirable


admirable meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Fitted to excite question; wonderful; marvelous.

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  • (a.) Having characteristics to excite question united with approbation; deserving the greatest compliments; perfect; -- used of persons or things.

Sentence Examples with the word admirable

He was a thorough Bohemian, and after his death the whole story of his life connexion with Truth was very candidly told in a series of admirable articles in its columns.

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