- admiralty islands,
- admiralty law,
- admiralty metal,
- admiralty mile,
- admiralty range,
Origin of admiration
Examples from the Web for self-admiration
Many saw their blooming features wither as they looked upon them, and their self-admiration turned into a loathing and abhorrence.The Tatler, Volume Two|Various
The more his vanity and self-admiration grew, the more his friends had fallen from him.The Makers of Modern Rome|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
In giddiness of self-admiration, she felt everything to be possible.The Whirlpool|George Gissing
His self-admiration makes him consider his adversaries, and even his rivals, as miscreants deserving of death.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
The good-natured, hollow captain was fortified against passion by self-admiration.Love Me Little, Love Me Long|Charles Reade
early 15c., "wonder," from Middle French admiration (14c.) or directly from Latin admirationem (nominative admiratio) "a wondering at, admiration," noun of state from past participle stem of admirari "admire," from ad- "at" (see ad-) + mirari "to wonder," from mirus "wonderful" (see miracle). The sense has weakened steadily since 16c.
see mutual admiration society.