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Question with the noun Admiration

1 example:

But the much-critcised midfielder win back the admiration of the fans who mocked him last season?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sentences with the noun Admiration

29 examples:

He was fixed in admiration.

Mary gazed at George in admiration.

She is a woman worthy of admiration.

The painting was the object of admiration.

His skill at skiing is the admiration of us.

Her beauty is the admiration of the whole school.

Ignorance is the mother of fear as well as of admiration.

Ignorance is the mother of admiration.
(George Chapman)

A diamond doesn't lose its value due to lack of admiration.
(African proverb)

The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
(Jean Cocteau)

Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
(William Hazlitt)

The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
(Charles Kuralt)

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
(Katharine Hepburn)

Blake Griffin dunked, and Dr. J clapped in admiration.
(Ben Bolch in Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

It is said that copying is the truest form of admiration.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Acclaimed playwright Alan Bennett has described his admiration of the poet Philip Larkin.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Farhan Zaidi spent 10 years in Oakland, where he earned the admiration of General Manager Billy Beane.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

The chances are high that your admiration is based on more than their accomplishments, impressive as those may be.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Chris Stapleton's album "Traveller" and Samo Sound Boy's "Begging Please" draw the admiration of pop music critic Randall Roberts.
(Randall Roberts in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Despite their admiration of Pope Francis, the majority of Catholics who have left the church say they wouldn't consider returning.
(Steven D'Souza in CBC News - World, )

A first look at architectural designs for the Lucas Museum for Narrative Art draws range of reaction from snide comments to admiration.
(Fox News - Travel, )

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have paid tribute to the resilience of Christchurch's citizens and they showed the admiration was mutual.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Rolf Harris targeted young fans whose "penalty" for their admiration was to suffer sexual assault at the hands of the star, a court has heard.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A packed Folsom Field crowd welcomed Ethiopia's Mamitu Daska to the finish line with a deafening roar of admiration when she claimed her fourth Bolder Boulder title in six years.
(The Denver Post - News, )

Walking out of the theater after the official U.S. debut for Steve McQueen’s slavery tour de force “12 Years a Slave” on Tuesday, a viewer could be heard adding skepticism to her admiration.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Union boss Irvin Jim has won the admiration of South African workers by leading strikes at car and auto-parts makers as business executives warn the strikes are undermining the country's economic climate.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

She’s unmistakably, gloriously pregnant (her first child with new husband and fellow actor Stephen Campbell Moore), and, with my own new parenthood looming imminently, I can’t help gasping in admiration.
(The Independent - People, )


2 examples:

Who can read the heroic deeds of brave men without a feeling of respect and admiration?

For years, Warren Buffett has elicited both admiration and envy for the deals he has pulled off, but a related question has long weighed on Berkshire investors’ minds: What happens when he is gone?
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Tom deserves admiration.

I feel admiration for his talent.

He looks to me with much admiration.

She stood in admiration of the garden.

We had great admiration for his courage.

I had great admiration for his generosity.

He cried in admiration of her performance.

He has a great admiration for actor Olivier.

I am filled with admiration for your bravery.

She became an object of universal admiration.

He was not at all abashed by her open admiration

He was the object of great admiration from his classmates.

All of the sudden I'm filled with great admiration for you!

Admiration is our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.

The object of his admiration shows the kind of person that he would like to be.

A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment.

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.

There appeared at this time a lady at Court, who drew the eyes of the whole world; and one may imagine she was a perfect beauty, to gain admiration in a place where there were so many fine women.

If throughout your life you abstain from murder, theft, fornication, perjury, blasphemy, and disrespect toward your parents, your church, and your king, you are conventionally held to deserve moral admiration even if you have never done a single kind or generous or useful action.

Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
(American proverb)

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
(George Sand)

There are charms made only for distant admiration.
(Samuel Johnson)

Familiarity breeds contempt, while rarity wins admiration.

I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
(Tia Carrere)

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
(Minna Antrim)

My admiration for the phenomenon of Alcoholics Anonymous is boundless.
(Mercedes McCambridge)

Admiration. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
(Ambrose Bierce)

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
(Arthur Helps)

Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
(Ambrose Bierce)

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
(Ann Landers)

Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before the sublime character of Jesus.
(E. Stanley Jones)

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.
(Rod McKuen)

I wonder sometimes if the motivation for writers ought to be contempt, not admiration.
(Orson Scott Card)

I have a great deal of respect and admiration for people who put themselves on the line.
(Major Owens)

I don't deal well with admiration if it's for something I haven't done. Other than exist.
(Lisa Marie Presley)

Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
(Ann Landers)

Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
(Friedrich Nietzsche)

But the admiration for Jackson was by no means confined to his own soldiers and to his own section.
(Daniel H. Hill)

The entomologist wanted to show his admiration for the Bruins goalie.
(USA Today - NHL, )

It was out of admiration, not anger, that Jack Wilshere pursued Paul Scholes.
(The Independent - Football, )

Now the nine-year-old's studiousness has earned him more than just admiration.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Mutual admiration of coaches apparent as Panthers, 49ers prepare for playoff clash.
(USA Today - NFL, )

So Andrew Martin's admiration for the sights and sounds of Manchester is praise indeed.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

But their behaviour during Sunday’s final means this admiration stretches only so far.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Google’s “+1″ button is another way of expressing public admiration for a Web page.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

They say the singer blurred lines between admiration and theft in songs on recent albums.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Wayne Rooney will remain at Man Utd as Jose Mourinho talks of his admiration for the striker.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Finding new admiration for the novel and its author on a journey across Arkansas and Oklahoma.
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Instead she spoke about her admiration for the writing of Goethe and Nietzsche, Sartre and Camus.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

David Coulthard on how he went from fear to admiration for British Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

The BBC's Hugh Schofield is in admiration of his daughter's enthusiasm for philosophy ahead of an exam.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The character of Derek may be simple, but Gervais has a lot of admiration for him. "I wish he was real.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Wayne Wouters leaves his job as Canada’s most senior public servant amid both criticism and admiration.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Prince William has described his admiration for Australia during a speech at Parliament House in Canberra.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

There’s nothing like respect and admiration from the television industry to boost a performer’s morale.
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

David Coulthard on how he went from fear to admiration for Sunday's British Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton.
(BBC Sport - Formula 1, )

Zedd expressed admiration for rumored girlfriend and recent musical collaborator Selena Gomez in a new interview.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

David Moyes again says Wayne Rooney will remain at Man Utd as Jose Mourinho talks of his admiration for the striker.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Prodigy singer Keith Flint on running his own motorbike team and his admiration for the men in the saddle at the Isle of Man TT.
(BBC Sport, )

Clive Palmer and former US vice-president Al Gore presented as an odd couple but they had nothing but admiration for each other.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Arsenal left back Nacho Monreal took to Twitter to reveal his admiration for 2004 American film The Notebook on Wednesday night.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

COURT REPORT: The Duchess of Cornwall made her admiration for Rafael Nadal clear when she arrived — not that it did much good.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Kevin Pietersen says he has "the greatest admiration" for Geoffrey Boycott despite the former England batsman branding him a "mug".
(BBC Sport - Cricket, )

In the wake of his death Monday at 82, those who wore his creations are mourning his loss and expressing their heartfelt admiration.
(NBC Today, )

For nearly a year, Pawel Pawlikowski's quietly astounding drama "Ida" has been making the film-festival rounds to deserved admiration.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The Burnley striker is talking about his admiration for the sharpest shooters in the country when the subject of shirt-swapping arises.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Former Fulham midfielder Giorgos Karagounis has said he will never forget the love and admiration he received from the Cottagers’ fans.
(The Independent - Football, )

Mary Beard claims the Duchess of Cambridge has been reconstructed as an object of admiration following her marriage into the Royal family.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood was full of admiration for his players after they staged a remarkable comeback victory against Southampton.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

As the news of Maya Angelou's death broke, her many celebrity friends and admirers shared their grief, admiration and favorite Angelou quotes.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

There's been a wave of admiration from around the world for Singapore's PM after he revealed he had coded a program that solves Sudoku puzzles.
(BBC News - Technology, )

Selena Gomez discussed her admiration of comedian Amy Schumer, her friends and how high she would rate herself on a scale of -10 Monday morning.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Jimmy Fallon opened his show Tuesday night with a tribute to Robin Williams, tearing up as he described his admiration for the comedian and actor.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Robin van Persie's impending move to Fenerbahce has reduced a four-year-old Manchester United fan to tears due to his admiration for the Dutchman.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Louis van Gaal has spoken of his admiration for Arturo Vidal, and admitted the Chile and Juventus midfielder is a player he 'always wanted to buy'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Paris St Germain boss Laurent Blanc has again risked Newcastle boss Alan Pardew's wrath by declaring his admiration for Toon midfielder Yohan Cabaye.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has branded Chelsea captain John Terry's comments expressing admiration for his young defender John Stones 'illegal'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has revealed his admiration for Ronda Rousey but has claimed 'she is a man amongst women' in her division.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The world watched with awestruck admiration as Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson labored through the final stretch of the world's hardest big-wall climb.
(The Denver Post - News, )

Bart Cummings' state funeral had people from all walks of life united by admiration for his character and record, just like the crowd on Melbourne Cup day.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Ask her about Feliciano Lopez, the default lothario of men's tennis made famous by the public admiration lavished upon him by Andy Murray's admiring mother.
(The Independent - Tennis, )

They've earned admiration around the world for their on-court prowess, not to mention the enviable sum of more than $160 million in prize money between them.
(CNN - Tennis, )

Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva has begged his club to sign Wayne Rooney after revealing his admiration for the unsettled Manchester United forward.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

With two of their biggest stars preparing to leave, Massimiliano Allegri is already planning for the future as he revealed his admiration for Isco and Oscar.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Chris Robshaw has spoken of his admiration for the England Lionesses and their achievement on football's global stage as the Rugby World Cup countdown continues.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Amid the predictable praise and admiration for a footballer with truly extraordinary ability, John Collins drops in one telling little word with notable frequency.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It is not one that makes you feel much admiration either for movie star and prominent Scientologist Tom Cruise, or for the Church's current leader, David Miscavige.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The VW Golf Sportswagen TDI is a mellow sort of car that inspires a particular kind of admiration, says Dan Neil who found himself pondering the fate of his test car.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal speaks to BBC Sport about his admiration for Sir Alex Ferguson and says he is "honoured" to be compared to the former manager.
(BBC Sport, )

Paul J. Taubman has single-handedly accounted for $175 billion in deals over the last year, which has had Wall Street bankers buzzing with a mix of admiration and envy.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Despite his reputation as a womaniser and fondness for malt whisky, the funeral of Sir Nicholas Fairbairn in 1995 was marked by an outpouring of respect and admiration.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Gérard Mortier, the colorfully cosmopolitan opera impresario from Belgium whose taste for edgy, risk-taking productions earned him admiration around the world, has died.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The teetotal non-conformists that once packed the balconies of Manchester’s Albert Hall might have had a sneaking admiration for Zach Condon’s high-minded musicality.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Yesterday, that mutual admiration came to an abrupt end as the media baron's most influential newspaper labelled him "languishing", "looking flaky" and not "hard enough".
(The Independent - World News, )

Sports figures from golfer Tiger Woods to rugby player Bryan Habana to swimmer Kirsty Coventry expressed their admiration Thursday for Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday.
(CBC Sports, )

Director of the British Museum Neil MacGregor, says that although Germany has a huge admiration from Britain, they are baffled by their obsession with the Second World War.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The sudden, unexpected death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Sunday was cause for dozens of celebrities to take to Twitter to express their shock and admiration.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Playing attractive football, and getting the notoriously 'anti-soccer' American public on their side, they have also attracted admiration and support from various celebrities.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Roger Federer will have to forget his long-standing admiration for Gael Monfils on Thursday when the two go head-to-head with a berth in the U.S. Open semi-finals on the line.
(The New York Times - Tennis, )

The Sunday Conversation: Terence Winter ('The Wolf of Wall Street') and Rachel Winter ('Dallas Buyers Club') discuss mutual admiration and the quirks of awards ceremony seating.
(Chris Lee in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

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