admiration: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ad"mu-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a feeling of wonder, pleasure, or approval.
  2. the act of looking on or contemplating with pleasure: admiration of fine paintings.
  3. an object of wonder, pleasure, or approval: The dancer was the admiration of everyone.
  4. wonder; astonishment.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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