Admiration

Definition of Admiration

Ad`mi`ra´tion
n.1.Wonder; astonishment.
Season your admiration for a while.
- Shak.
2.Wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue.
3.Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy.
Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration.
- Shak.
Note of admiration
the mark (!), called also exclamation point.

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