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admiration Saltos de línea: ad¦mir|ation
Pronunciación: /adməˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Definición de admiration en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Respect and warm approval: I have the greatest admiration for all those involved in the project
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There is something about a person who has the integrity to live as they profess to believe that never fails to spark at least a faint twinge of admiration.
  • His unique teaching style gained him the admiration and affection of the many talented undergraduate and graduate students who were attracted to his lectures and seminars.
  • It was the innocence and charm of his work that won him the admiration of the avant-garde.
Sinónimos
1.1 (the admiration of) Something regarded as impressive or worthy of respect: her house was the admiration of everyone
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I try to show that it's possible to be different and worthy of admiration and respect.
  • All her life she's never done anything that has been worthy of my admiration and respect.
  • She says my goals and aspirations inspire her, and frankly, I want to be worthy of her admiration.
Sinónimos
object of admiration, pride, pride and joy, joy, wonder, delight, marvel, sensation
1.2Pleasurable contemplation: they were lost in admiration of the scenery
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I take no pleasure from passive admiration of designer products.
  • Nevertheless his finest works are among the most significant of their time and remain capable of giving pleasure and evoking admiration.

Origen

Late Middle English (in the sense 'marvelling, wonder'): from Latin admiratio(n-), from the verb admirari (see admire).

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  • miracle from Middle English:

    In Latin a miraculum was ‘an object of wonder’ and was formed from mirus ‘wonderful’. These also lie behind admiration (Late Middle English) and marvel (Middle English).

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