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admirable

ad·mi·ra·ble

admirable

 
pronunciation:
aed m r bl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: worthy of being admired; excellent.
Their efforts to find a cure for this disease are admirable.The organization's goals are admirable, but the members lack know-how.The orchestra gave an admirable performance last night.
synonyms:
estimable, valued, worthy
antonyms:
abhorrent, abominable, atrocious, contemptible, deplorable, despicable, disgraceful, execrable, heinous, ignominious, monstrous, shameful, sinful, sorry
similar words:
brave, cool, creditable, deserving, favorable, honorable, inspirational, laudable, meritorious, noble, praiseworthy, respected, revered, wonderful
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derivation: admirably (adv.)