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1. admiration

noun. ['ˌædmɝˈeɪʃən'] a feeling of delighted approval and liking.

Synonyms

  • hero worship
  • philogyny
  • esteem
  • philhellenism
  • Anglophilia

Antonyms

  • misogyny
  • dislike
  • hate
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • admiration (French)
  • admiratio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Admiration

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word admiration


1. Noun, singular or mass
Love, respect and admiration are all about making someone feel like they are special to you.

Quotes containing the word admiration


1. A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
- Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
- Charles Kuralt

3. Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. admiration

noun. ['ˌædmɝˈeɪʃən'] the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.

Synonyms

  • astonishment
  • wonder
  • wonderment
  • awe

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • bad luck
  • discouragement
  • disapprobation

Etymology

  • admiration (French)
  • admiratio (Latin)

3. admiration

noun. ['ˌædmɝˈeɪʃən'] a favorable judgment.

Synonyms

  • adoration
  • idolisation
  • glorification
  • idealization
  • idealisation
  • idolization
  • approving
  • blessing
  • approval

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • tasteless
  • decrease
  • depreciation

Etymology

  • admiration (French)
  • admiratio (Latin)
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