What does the word admiration mean?

Usage examples for 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. by Samuel Warren
  2. Gordon gazed at her in admiration. – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  3. Nelson Randolph shook his head in admiration. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd