Definition of admirable in English:

admirable

Line breaks: ad¦mir|able
Pronunciation: /ˈadm(ə)rəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

admirably

adverb
More example sentences
  • Both the lead characters were well drawn and admirably played by consummate actors.
  • On the day itself my three team mates ran admirably and set me up perfectly.
  • As usual, the Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North were well up to the mark and were admirably conducted by David Parry.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin admirabilis 'to be wondered at', from admirari (see admire).

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