ADMIRATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ADMIRATION
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admiration
 n.  favorable judgment; feeling of pleasure, wonder, and approval
Example Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
1  Her open admiration should not abash him at all.
2  At school the children made so much of him and of Joe, and delivered such eloquent admiration from their eyes, that the two heroes were not long in becoming insufferably "stuck-up."
3  Bessie had been down into the kitchen, and she brought up with her a tart on a certain brightly painted china plate, whose bird of paradise, nestling in a wreath of convolvuli and rosebuds, had been wont to stir in me a most enthusiastic sense of admiration; and which plate I had often petitioned to be allowed to take in my hand in order to examine it more closely, but had always hitherto been deemed unworthy of such a privilege.
4  He received years of praise and admiration from the public that he did not deserve, and now he is exposed as a fraud.
5  He felt more than simple admiration for Miss Euston; he experienced a kind of veneration for her.
6  Her handling of the crisis fills me with admiration.
7  His courage and skill compel our admiration.
8  Your cleverness and skill has compelled our admiration.
9  The young movie star revelled in the public's admiration.
10  The lads came back and went at their sports again with a will, chattering all the time about Tom's stupendous plan and admiring the genius of it.
11  I was just admiring the detail in the doll's house - even the tins of food have labels on them.
12  A silent tongue and true heart are the most admirable things on earth.
13  Education is a admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.
14  Their single-minded devotion to the care of the dying was admirable.
15  Though Jack was emotionally immature, his cognitive development was admirable; he was very advanced intellectually.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The fact that admiration for his learning mingled with Mattie's wonder at what he taught was not the least part of his pleasure.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
2  Now, struggling against hatred for Ashley's wife, there surged a feeling of admiration and comradeship.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  Reluctantly, Scarlett's admiration went still higher.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  For a moment, his eyes came back to her, wide and crystal gray, and there was admiration in them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  His heart went out to her, torn with his own helplessness, wrenched with admiration.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
6  I have a deep and impersonal admiration for your endurance, Scarlett, and I do not like to see your spirit crushed beneath too many millstones.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
7  There was a faint gleam of admiration in his eyes as he answered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
8  The young lady who thus formulated her admiration of her brilliant friend did not, in her own person, suggest such happy possibilities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
9  Mrs. Bry's admiration was a mirror in which Lily's self-complacency recovered its lost outline.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
10  He was not a man to whom the expression of admiration came easily: his long sallow face and distrustful eyes seemed always barricaded against the expansive emotions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
11  Mrs. Dorset had none of Judy Trenor's lavish impulses, and Dorset's admiration was not likely to express itself in financial "tips," even had Lily cared to renew her experiences in that line.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
12  At such moments she lost something of her natural fastidiousness, and cared less for the quality of the admiration received than for its quantity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
13  And I think I've taken them to admiration.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
14  But it was in the quality of his admiration that she read his shrewd estimate of her case.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
15  As they looked up she caught their suspense of admiration.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI