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Definition of Admiring
AdmiringAdmiring Ad*mir"ing, a.
Expressing admiration; as, an admiring glance. --
Ad*mir"ing*ly, adv. --Shak. AdmiringAdmire Ad*mire", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Admired; p. pr. & vb.
n. Admiring.] [F. admirer, fr. L. admirari; ad + mirari to
wonder, for smirari, akin to Gr. ? to smile, Skr. smi, and E.
1. To regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with
surprise; to marvel at. [Archaic]
Examples rather to be admired than imitated.
2. To regard with wonder and delight; to look upon with an
elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out
approbation, esteem, love, or reverence; to estimate or
prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth,
to admire a landscape.
Admired as heroes and as gods obeyed. --Pope.
Note: Admire followed by the infinitive is obsolete or
colloquial; as, I admire to see a man consistent in his
Syn: To esteem; approve; delight in.
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