Examples from the Web for admirable
They are often characterized as benevolent and admirable; when we do the same, we are angry and unreasonable.
No matter how admirable or inspiring his message appears to be, it often hits you over the head like a blunt instrument.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion|Alex Suskind|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both ideas are admirable, and quite possibly necessary to save American democracy from the auction block.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An admirable priority this season would be to have Carol continue to evolve into—dare I even dream?‘The Walking Dead’ Review: Carol Is the Hero of the Zombie Apocalypse|Melissa Leon|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But his long, awards-heavy career in music is hardly the most fascinating—or admirable—thing about him.Tony Bennett’s Nazi Hunting Past Is Just One Reason He’s the Greatest Living American|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under all the circumstances the conduct of the troops was admirable.A Virginia Village|Charles A. Stewart
Doctor James told his story with an admirable restraint and an absolute absence of coloring.The Law of Hemlock Mountain|Hugh Lundsford
She then entered the studio Lacour, where she did admirable work.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
The whole arrangement of that part of the plot is admirable.Olla Podrida|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
It is admirable for young men who shoot, hunt, drink,—but for us!Gouverneur Morris|Theodore Roosevelt
British Dictionary definitions for admirable
Word Origin and History for admirable
mid-15c., "worthy of admiration," from Middle French admirable (Old French amirable), from Latin admirabilis "admirable, wonderful," from admirari "to admire" (see admiration). In early years it also carried a stronger sense of "awe-inspiring."