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Meaning of ADMIRABLE

Pronunciation:  'admurubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  deserving of the highest esteem or admiration; "an estimable young professor"; "trains ran with admirable precision"; "his taste was impeccable, his health admirable"
  2. [adj]  inspiring admiration or approval; "among her many admirable qualities are generosity and graciousness"
 

ADMIRABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: estimable, pleasing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad"mi*ra*ble\, a. [L. admirabilis: cf. F. admirable.]
1. Fitted to excite wonder; wonderful; marvelous. [Obs.]

         In man there is nothing admirable but his ignorance
         and weakness.                         --Jer. Taylor.

2. Having qualities to excite wonder united with approbation;
   deserving the highest praise; most excellent; -- used of
   persons or things. ``An admirable machine.'' ``Admirable
   fortitude.'' --Macaulay.

Syn: Wonderful; marvelous; surprising; excellent; delightful;
     praiseworthy.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adorable, angelic, awe-inspiring, beyond all praise, caressable, charming, commendable, creditable, cuddlesome, deserving, estimable, excellent, exemplary, fine, first-class, first-rate, great, kissable, laudable, likable, lovable, lovely, lovesome, magic, meritorious, model, praiseworthy, seraphic, smashing, splendid, superior, sweet, top-drawer, unexceptionable, well-deserving, winning, winsome, wonderful, worthy
 

 

 

 

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