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admirable

[ ad-mer-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈæd mər ə bəl /
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adjective
worthy of admiration; inspiring approval, reverence, or affection.
excellent; first-rate.
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Origin of admirable

From the Latin word admīrābilis, dating back to 1590–1600. See admire, -able

OTHER WORDS FROM admirable

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British Dictionary definitions for admirable

admirable
/ (ˈædmərəbəl) /

adjective
deserving or inspiring admiration; excellent

Derived forms of admirable

admirably, adverb
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