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Definition of the adjective admirable

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adjective - degrees: more admirable / most admirable

  1. deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
    • examples: trains ran with admirable precision | his taste was impeccable, his health admirable
    • similar: estimable
  2. inspiring admiration or approval
    • example: among her many admirable qualities are generosity and graciousness
    • similar: pleasing

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Google previewAdler's Philosophical Dictionary (1996)

125 Key Terms for the Philosopher's Lexicon by Mortimer J. Adler

If there are those who still doubt that there is an objective aspect of beauty as well as a subjective aspect, or who question the concurrence of the enjoyable and the admirable, let them be asked whether it is possible to spoil a work of art that ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)

the Saracen or Arabic Emir, a general name for The quality or state of being admirable. D»'<3. every commanding officer. As for the exact time •ADMIRABLE, adi. [admirabilui Lat.} To when the word was introduced among us, it is be admired ...

Google previewDictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature: A-C (1926)

by Samuel Halkett, John Laing, James Kennedy, Dennis E. Rhodes

London, 1917 ADMIRABLE (the) and indefatigable adventures of the nine pious pilgrims.

ADMIRABLE curiosities, rarities, and wonders in England, Scotland, and Ireland. Or, an account of ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1824)

Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-gardening, Including All the Latest Improvements; a General History of Gardening in All Countries; and a Statistical View of Its Present State, with Suggestions for Its Future Progress in the British Isles by John Claudius Loudon

Abricote* a Noyeau par- tape\ Admirable Jauoe.

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

arize#los admirable, conspicuous. Arizelocichla Gr. arize#los conspicuous, admirable; kikhle# thrush. Arizelomyia (syn. Muscicapa) Gr. arize#los conspicuous, ...

Google previewAllen's Dictionary of English Phrases (2008)

by Robert Allen

admirable the admirable Crichton a person of great abilities or excellence. The original of the name was James Crichton, ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Themes and Motifs (1988)

by Jean-Charles Seigneuret

" One of Nabokov's favorite specimens was the " Vanessa atalanta," genus "Nymphal- idae," the Red Admirable (or Admiral). This particular ...

Google previewCalmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Calmet's great dictionary ... K-Z (1813)

by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor

This is much celebrated for the many admirable elucidations of difficult passages of the Holy Scriptures, ...

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Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses. (George F. Will)
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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1R1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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