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admire (verb), admires; admired; admiring
1. To regard with wonder, mingled with approval: Janice, who is just five years old, is admired for her ability to play the piano at such a young age.
2. To have a high opinion of; to value or to honor: Wayne's neighbors are still admiring the way he was able to get all of his family members safely out of his house after it caught on fire.
3. Respecting and approving of a person or his or her behavior: Jan has always admired Professor Grimes for her intellectual skills and her professionalism as a psychologist.
4. Finding someone or something attractive and pleasant to look at: Zeb's original paintings were admired by all of the viewers who went to the art exhibition.
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admired (adjective), more admired, most admired
Regarded with awe and delight; highly prized: Mark Twain was an admired author for his writing skills.

Steve's mother was an admired person because of the way she took care of her children during the flooding of their home.

This entry is located in the following unit: mirac-, mira-, mir- (page 1)