Part of speech: noun

Wonder combined with approbation; gratified contemplation.

Part of speech: noun

That which is admired.

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Usage examples "admiration":

  1. That was a great man; one, the like of whom many previous centuries had not seen; whose name shot terror into the hearts of all the enemies of old England all over the world, and fond pride and admiration into the hearts of his fellow- countrymen. - "Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1.", Samuel Warren.
  2. Gordon gazed at her in admiration. - "Loaded Dice", Ellery H. Clark.
  3. Nelson Randolph shook his head in admiration. - "Polly and the Princess", Emma C. Dowd.