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Definition of Admirable


  1. Fitted to excite wonder; wonderful; marvelous.
  2. Having qualities to excite wonder united with approbation; deserving the highest praise; most excellent; -- used of persons or things.

Admirable Quotations

What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
William Shakespeare

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.

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

Let's face it: professing a deep interest in movies, the absolutely dominant global art form of the last century, is at this point like professing an interest in air. Passion is nice. Erudition is admirable. But it's like that moment when good manners cross over into meaningless etiquette.
David Rakoff

That is who Barack Obama is - a person of admirable character - and that is who he has remained for me over these last four years. I have not agreed with his every decision, but never once have I seen him break his cool, lose his composure, or abandon his insightful perspective - even during the most serious and/or absurd national disasters.
Elizabeth Gilbert
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Admirable Translations

admirable in Dutch is bewonderenswaardig
admirable in German is bewundernswert, bewundernswert, erstaunlich
admirable in Spanish is estupendo, admirable
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