[ ad-mer-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈæd mər ə bəl /
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worthy of admiration; inspiring approval, reverence, or affection.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
OTHER WORDS FROM admirable
ad·mi·ra·ble·ness, ad·mi·ra·bil·i·ty, nounad·mi·ra·bly, adverbsu·per·ad·mi·ra·ble, adjectivesu·per·ad·mi·ra·ble·ness, noun
su·per·ad·mi·ra·bly, adverbun·ad·mi·ra·ble, adjectiveun·ad·mi·ra·ble·ness, nounun·ad·mi·ra·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for admirable
/ (ˈædmərəbəl) /
deserving or inspiring admiration; excellent
Derived forms of admirableadmirably, adverb
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