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Definition of Admire


  1. To regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at.
  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.
  3. To wonder; to marvel; to be affected with surprise; -- sometimes with at.

Admire Quotations

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
Mahatma Gandhi

There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don't necessarily want to be like them. I'm too happy being myself.
James D'arcy

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring.
Carl Sandburg

Don't get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.
Mark Hyman

Don't waste time on what's not important. Don't get sucked into the drama. Get on with it: don't dwell on the past. Be a big person; be generous of spirit; be the person you'd admire.
Allegra Huston
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Admire Translations

admire in Afrikaans is bewonder
admire in Danish is beundre
admire in Dutch is bewonderen
admire in German is bewundere, bewundern, bewundern
admire in Italian is ammirare
admire in Latin is admiror, miror
admire in Norwegian is beundre
admire in Portuguese is admirar
admire in Spanish is admirar, venerar
admire in Swedish is beundra
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