HyperDic: admiration

English > 3 senses of the word admiration:
NOUNfeelingadmiration, esteema feeling of delighted approval and liking
feelingadmiration, wonder, wondermentthe feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
actadmiration, appreciationa favorable judgment
admiration > pronunciation
Soundsae.dmerey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > admiration: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of delighted approval and liking.
Synonymesteem
NarrowerAnglophiliaadmiration for Britain and British customs
hero worshipadmiration for great men (or their memory)
philhellenismadmiration for Greece and the Greeks and Greek customs
philogynyadmiration for women
BroaderlikingA feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
Spanishadmiración, aprecio, estima
Catalanadmiració, apreci, estima
Verbsadmirefeel admiration for
English > admiration: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningThe feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.
Synonymswonder, wonderment
NarroweraweAn overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
Broaderastonishment, amazementThe feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
Spanishadmiración, asombro, entusiasmo, fascinación, maravilla
Catalanadmiració, entusiasme, fascinació, meravella
English > admiration: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA favorable judgment.
Example"a small token in admiration of your works"
Synonymappreciation
Narroweradoration, idolization, idolisationThe act of admiring / admiring strongly
idealization, idealisation, glorificationA portrayal of something as ideal
Broaderblessing, approval, approvingThe formal act of approving
Spanishadmiración, aprecio, reconocimiento
Catalanadmiració, reconeixement

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