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Definition of Admirable

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

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

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

Every great work makes the human face more admirable and richer, and that is its whole secret.
Albert Camus

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.
Homer

Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Victor Hugo
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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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