admiring

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /æd.ˈmaɪ.ɚ.ɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪəɹɪŋ

AdjectiveEdit

admiring (comparative more admiring, superlative most admiring)

  1. Feeling or showing admiration.

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VerbEdit

admiring

  1. present participle of admire

NounEdit

admiring (plural admirings)

  1. admiration
    • a. 1677, Isaac Barrow, The Passion of our Blessed Saviour (sermon):
      What more palpable confutation can there be of human vanity and arrogance, of all lofty imaginations, all presumptuous confidences, all turgid humours, all fond self-pleasings and self-admirings, than is that tragical cross []
    • 1847, Matthew Henry, James Hamilton, Daily communion with God
      We must keep up a constant worship of God in our families, and in our closets; we must be frequent in holy adorings and admirings of God.

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