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Sentences with the adjective admirable

6 examples:

She's an admirable woman.

She is an admirable woman.

Education is an admirable thing. But it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.

Ed Gillepsie is one of those admirable people who "walks the talk".
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The full extent of the 21-year-old's misfortunes - and the admirable way she handled it - has now been revealed after author Geraldine Roberts spent 10 years researching the life of the heiress.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Sentences with the relative superlative degree of the adjective admirable

3 examples:

Americans are overreachers overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.
(George Will)

Americans are overreachers; overreaching is the most admirable of the many American excesses.
(George F. Will in Statecraft as Soulcraft)

The Hollywood star and UN special envoy, 39, has topped a YouGov global survey of the most admirable women.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective admirable

1 example:

This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.
(Ludwig van Beethoven)

Sentence with the equality degree of the adjective admirable

1 example:

In 2012, a Toronto Star editor sent Robinson an email, in response several messages she had sent. 'Obsessiveness is a trait as admirable as it is irritating,' he wrote.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )


1 example:

So the question before us: is diversity an admirable but, from the perspective of returns, overrated idea that well-intentioned zealots are trying cram down investors throats (essentially what the WSJ op-ed argued), or is there a tremendous arbitrage opportunity here -- either for VC firms who are able to put together a diverse group of talented investors, or for LPs, who are able to build a portfolio from a diverse collection of individually homogenous VC firms?
(Forbes - Business, )

Other sentences

77 examples:

His conduct was admirable.

His self-denial is admirable.

The pursuit of truth is admirable.

Your essay is admirable in regard to style.

Your motive was admirable, but your action was not.

He made an admirable speech about protecting the environment.

The single-minded way he gets on with his life is truly admirable.

The ability to work hard is an admirable quality, but the ability to relax is equally important.

They were admirable things for the observer — excellent for drawing the veil from men’s motives and actions.

An interesting record is still preserved of the inhuman cruelties which were inflicted on this admirable young woman in the secret of the prison house where no eye pitied her and where no friendly hand composed her aching limbs.

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
(John Kenneth Galbraith)

To be possessed is an admirable reason for possessing.
(Dorothy Sayers in Gaudy Night)

Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.
(Shinichi Suzuki)

I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
(Lord Chesterfield)

I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
(Mary Montagu)

No two people take on the information of being admirable and being admired in the same way.
(Jock Sturges)

The familiar material objects may not be all that is real, but they are admirable examples.
(Willard Van Orman Quine)

If one cannot command attention by one's admirable qualities one can at least be a nuisance.
(Margery Allingham)

Just as there is nothing between the admirable omelet and the intolerable, so with autobiography.
(Hilaire Belloc)

The rush to help is necessary and admirable.
(The Independent - World News, )

Despite an admirable cast, this bleak British police drama loses its way early on.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

In a country where poaching runs rampant, this man's quest is particularly admirable.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

After all, no matter how admirable the goal, the law erects new burdens of complexity.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

High performance with admirable gas mileage, but package falls short of its steep price.
(USA Today - Money, )

With admirable coaching records but little backing, they're seeing who gets to keep his job.
(Forbes - Business, )

In June, America's oldest orchestra plays admirable free concerts in parks around New York City.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

It features the admirable Chloë Grace Moretz as a car-crash victim whose spirit leaves her body.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Having a healthy relationship with vulnerability is one of the most admirable traits a person can have.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

MGM "reflects many of Kirk's most admirable qualities," Loveman told THR about Kerkorian, who died Monday at 98.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

One of the leading guitarists of his generation, Hector Quine was a performer of solid talent and admirable range.
(The Independent - People, )

However, transforming an existing employee into an intrapreneur, while an admirable goal, is much easier said than done.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

They are, without exception, intelligent, attractive and most importantly, they have an admirable capacity for kindness.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

The ballets, which delve into the Romantic heart of George Balanchine, were entirely admirable, clear, but not gripping.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The admirable show of respect between players when they swap shirts is usually reserved for the end of a match, not half-time.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Alastair Cook could be exhausted by the time of the Ashes next year, but his determination is admirable, writes Jonathan Agnew.
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

The New Year always starts off with lofty ambitions and admirable goals -- lose weight, meditate, get organized, save more money.
(Forbes - Technology, )

In many ways, it was an admirable stance, which did not exactly ignore the evidence but tried to lend it balance and perspective.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

No sooner had the admirable Institute of Fiscal Studies issued its verdict on the Budget than the distortions started all over again.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A nonprofit in New York has an admirable mission: to provide free plastic surgery for low-income children who have facial deformities.
(NBC Today, )

Director Gary Shore executes the competent script by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless with admirable dispatch and a strong visual sense.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

However, I do want to draw attention to a piece by Ramesh Ponnuru in Bloomberg View that I think is quite admirable for several reasons.
(Forbes - Business, )

Morrissey believes suicide is “admirable” and that everyone thinks about it – even people who “mistakenly assume they are happy”.
(The Independent - People, )

The police department in Ferguson, Mo., identified the officer who shot Michael Brown as Darren Wilson, and said he had an admirable record.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Apart from half of the choreography, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s opening-night gala was inspiring, admirable, restorative, happy.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The United Nations has developed admirable goals to end global poverty and hunger, but they can’t succeed without expanding access to surgery.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Ten course winners line up for today’s William Hill Great St Wilfrid but few have stronger claims than the admirable SPINATRIX (Ripon, nb, 3.30).
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

MIKE DICKSON AT WIMBLEDON: It is players such as Ivo Karlovic who make Andy Murray’s incredible consistency at the Grand Slams all the more admirable.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Yesterday was the day Mr Osborne signalled his determination to stick doggedly to the goal he has pursued, with admirable consistency, since the election.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Using dark psychology to manipulate a consumer audience into supporting things they believe they chose themselves is no longer considered an admirable trait.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Spurred by outrage from fans and players alike, new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver acted with admirable swiftness in addressing the blatant racism of Donald Sterling.
(Ralph Richard Banks in Los Angeles Times - Education, )

Now, years into her career, she has achieved remarkable accomplishments, but perhaps the most admirable is the strength and kindness she’s maintained along the way.
(The Vancouver Sun - Fashion & Beauty, )

Like a bullet train, the French thriller "The Prey" is a model of breathless efficiency, its stuffed cargo of chases, brawls and twists delivered with admirable speed.
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

In this admirable, compassionate documentary, Nick Broomfield undertakes research that should have been done by the Los Angeles Police Department more than 20 years ago.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

With admirable economy, writer-director Billy Senese has crafted an eerie piece that's as much an effective cautionary tale as it is a stirring film of ideas - and ideals.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The move would stop teenagers seeing adults light up, so they no longer see smoking as normal or admirable, experts from the Institute of Global Health Innovation have argued.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Roger Federer preserved what must be one of the most admirable records in any sport last night when he fought back to beat Gilles Simon to make the last eight of the French Open.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Chancellor of Oxford University said it was too much to ask colleges like Jesus or Christ Church to change their name, no matter how 'admirable' his former boss may have been.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Undeterred by intimidating regulatory and complaints regimes and the financial muscle of the firms they challenge, these admirable few fight on regardless in the pursuit of justice.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

DEREK LAWRENSON AT ST ANDREWS: We suspected Jordan Spieth would impress but he did more than that, crafting an admirable 67 to lie just two shots off the pace set by Dustin Johnson.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Prime Minister said the West Midlands MEP, who had served in the European Parliament since 1999, had a 'truly admirable' dedication to public service and was a 'well-respected' politician.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The admirable CLEVER COOKIE (Newcastle, nb, 3.45) must receive the green light before being allowed to tackle this afternoon’s John Smith’s Northumberland Plate, but he is worth supporting.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Premier Kathleen Wynne’s letters giving her ministers marching orders reveal either an admirable flexibility or a regrettable lack of principle, probably depending on how you voted last spring.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Depending on where your sympathies lie, Chinese President Xi Jinping is either in the midst of an admirable campaign to rid the government of corruption or a cynical purge of his political enemies.
(Barbara Demick in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

A recent report from GEMS Education Solutions, a London-based education consultancy, titled “The Efficiency Index: Which education systems deliver the best value for the money,” is admirable in its aim.
(Forbes - Education, )

For the first time since 1971, six French players will play the last 16 at their home slam after Richard Gasquet displayed admirable sang froid to down South African Kevin Anderson at Roland Garros on Saturday.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

Although the 27-year-old beat Andrey Kuznetsov -1 -5 -6 -2 to maintain his admirable record of consistency at the highest level, he will need to avoid some of the lapses he made against the world No 96 if he is to make further progress.
(The Independent - Sport, )

Despite solid performances by Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman and Stellan Skarsgard, and a handsome cinematic sheen burnishing the shocking, true-life tale of wartime torture and reconciliation, the film is less deeply affecting than merely admirable.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

A company where the use of paper is entirely eliminated or almost absent can be more elusive, but there are many advantages if you can accomplish it, and these advantages extend far beyond simply the admirable desire to operate a greener business.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Although the 27-year-old Scot beat Andrey Kuznetsov -2 to maintain his admirable record of consistency at the highest level, he will need to avoid some of the lapses he made against the world No 96 if he is to make further progress.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

Manuel Pellegrini insisted with admirable defiance that this season has not represented a failure for Manchester City after an unconvincing -2 victory over Aston Villa on Saturday, but only time will tell whether it is a view shared by his employers.
(The Independent - Football, )

The ban on sexual content that is posted online without consent – to be implemented by Reddit and Google in March – is an admirable effort, experts say, but they also paint a fairly bleak picture about its likely success at preventing further damage.
(Erin Obourn in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Nomadic Matt or Matt Kepnes is known by many as the traveler, author and personality behind the seminal budget guides including How to Travel the World on $50 a Day, and through the course of his career he's built an admirable following of avid travelers.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The temptation is to label Michael Crompton’s admirable drama as a lo-fi ‘CSI Leicester’, an offbeat and very British reboot of the super-sexy-crime-science US franchise – ‘Before Las Vegas and Miami, it all began with a nice bearded man in a jumper in the East Midlands’.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize are Malala Yousafzai, the admirable young (17) Pakistani Muslim girl who has most courageously defended the right of girls to education, and Kailash Satyarthi, the Indian Hindu who has led a movement for some 35 years campaigning against child slavery in India.
(Forbes - Business, )

The English Midlands’ newest derby brought out some traditional Leicester spirit and bludgeoning defence that would have been almost universally admirable without the first-half red card shown to their centre Seremaia Bai for a ludicrously violent charge on his fellow Fijian, the Wasps No 8 Nathan Hughes.
(The Independent - Sport, )

City pride is a bizarre habit to explain to the unfamiliar. “Boston Strong,” the admirable rally for residents after attacks at the city’s marathon, quickly evolved into a catch-all colloquialism that baffles, maybe annoys, those outside the Northeast. “Who dat” is something no one outside New Orleans understands, and if Cincinnati had its way, chili would be made nowhere else.
(Forbes - Business, )

Those vying for superiority in other divisions over fences and hurdles will be testing each other again this week at Punchestown – Ireland's equivalent of the Cheltenham Festival and a logical continuation of the -14 jumping narrative – but the admirable Gary Moore-trained chestnut gave the home fans a star to hail yesterday, and duly took the plaudits in the Celebration Chase, his fifth successive victory.
(The Independent - Racing, )

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