Synonyms for admiring

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad-mahyuh r-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈmaɪər ɪŋ

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Définition of admiring

Origin :
  • early 15c. (implied in admired), from Middle French admirer (Old French amirer, 14c.), or directly from Latin admirari "to wonder at" (see admiration). Related: Admiring; admiringly.
  • verb hold in high regard
Example sentences :
  • There should be no institution out of the reach of an indignant or admiring humanity.
  • Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
  • You could count them by hundreds, and your eyes grew weary of admiring them.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Geoff, however, was hardly at the age for admiring scenery much.
  • Extract from : « Great Uncle Hoot-Toot » by Mrs. Molesworth
  • I had no sooner read it than, after admiring it, I felt it must be answered.
  • Extract from : « A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • However, they couldn't remain standing there admiring the table.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • Then their admiring Sittie and Ammal have nothing to do but enjoy them.
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
  • The world was against them while they lived; but this is rather a reason for admiring than for depreciating them.
  • Extract from : « Philebus » by Plato
  • He reached her in a time so short that she was surprised into an admiring comment.
  • Extract from : « The Woman-Haters » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • I knew if I came earlier I should find you surrounded by an admiring crowd.
  • Extract from : « Audrey Craven » by May Sinclair
  • As the reader has learned, there was good cause for this admiring question.
  • Extract from : « Adrift on the Pacific » by Edward S. Ellis

Antonyms for admiring

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