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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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Rhymes 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

Sentences with admiration


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

Quotes about 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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