admiration (plural admirations)
- Wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue.
- (obsolete) Wonder or questioning, without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject.
Borrowed from Latin admiratio, admirationem.
admiration f (plural admirations)
- Plein d’admiration pour son adversaire, chacun lève sa propre visière : "Elsseneur ! ...", "Réginald ! ..." (Les Chants de Maldoror - Chant V) - Full of admiration for his enemy, ...