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admirable

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CIDE DICTIONARY

admirablea. [L. admirabilis: cf. F. admirable.].
  •  Fitted to excite wonder; wonderful; marvelous.  [1913 Webster]
    "In man there is nothing admirable but his ignorance and weakness."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having qualities to excite wonder united with approbation; deserving the highest praise; most excellent; -- used of persons or things.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Wonderful; marvelous; surprising; excellent; delightful; praiseworthy.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

admirable, adj.
1 deserving admiration.
2 excellent.

Derivative
admirably adv.
Etymology
F f. L admirabilis (as ADMIRE)

THESAURUS

admirable

adorable, angelic, awe-inspiring, beyond all praise, caressable, charming, commendable, creditable, cuddlesome, deserving, estimable, excellent, exemplary, fine, first-class, first-rate, great, kissable, laudable, likable, lovable, lovely, lovesome, magic, meritorious, model, praiseworthy, seraphic, smashing, splendid, superior, sweet, top-drawer, unexceptionable, well-deserving, winning, winsome, wonderful, worthy

ROGET THESAURUS

admirable

Goodness

N goodness, excellence, merit, virtue, value, worth, price, super-excellence, supereminence, superiority, perfection, coup de maitre, masterpiece, chef d'ouvre, prime, flower, cream, elite, pick, A, nonesuch, nonpareil, creme de la creme, flower of the flock, cock of the roost, salt of the earth, champion, prodigy, tidbit, gem, gem of the first water, bijou, precious stone, jewel, pearl, diamond, ruby, brilliant, treasure, good thing, rara avis, one in a thousand, beneficence, good man, harmless, hurtless, unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive, beneficial, valuable, of value, serviceable, advantageous, edifying, profitable, salutary, favorable, propitious fair, good, good as gold, excellent, better, superior, above par, nice, fine, genuine, best, choice, select, picked, elect, recherche, rare, priceless, unparagoned, unparalleled, superlatively, good, bully, crackajack, giltedged, superfine, superexcellent, of the first water, first-rate, first-class, high- wrought, exquisite, very best, crack, prime, tiptop, capital, cardinal, standard, inimitable, admirable, estimable, praiseworthy, pleasing, couleur de rose, precious, of great price, costly, worth its weight in gold, worth a Jew's eye, priceless, invaluable, inestimable, precious as the apple of the eye, tolerable, up to the mark, unexceptionable, unobjectionable, satisfactory, tidy, in good condition, in fair condition, fresh, sound, beneficially, well, Jewels five words long, long may such goodness live!, the luxury of doing good.

Virtue

N virtue, virtuousness, morality, moral rectitude, integrity, nobleness, morals, ethics, cardinal virtues, merit, worth, desert, excellence, credit, self-control, self-denial, well-doing, good actions, good behavior, discharge of duty, fulfillment of duty, performance of duty, well-spent life, innocence, virtuous, good, innocent, meritorious, deserving, worthy, desertful, correct, dutiful, duteous, moral, right, righteous, right- minded, well-intentioned, creditable, laudable, commendable, praiseworthy, above all praise, beyond all praise, excellent, admirable, sterling, pure, noble, whole-souled, exemplary, matchless, peerless, saintly, saint-like, heaven-born, angelic, seraphic, godlike, virtuously, adj, e merito, esse quam videri bonus malebat, Schonheit vergeht Tugend besteht, virtue the greatest of all monarchies, virtus laudatur et alget, virtus vincit invidiam.


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