Admire

Definition of Admire

Ad`mire´
v. t.1.To regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at.
[imp. & p. p. Admired ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Admiring ( ).]
Examples rather to be admired than imitated.
- Fuller.
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.
Admired as heroes and as gods obeyed.
- Pope.
v. i.1.To wonder; to marvel; to be affected with surprise; - sometimes with at.
To wonder at Pharaoh, and even admire at myself.
- Fuller.

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