admirable admirable  /ˈæd mə rə bəl/


  1. (adj) deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
  2. (adj) inspiring admiration or approval

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  1. After six admirable but unadorable records, this trio of very earnest, very intense women from the Northwest decided to let loose their inner Led Zeppelin.
  2. His position on immigration was admirable and courageous; he was right about the Dubai Ports deal and about free trade in general.
  3. At 56, Vlad still boasts admirable pecs but should avoid swimming butterfly when the camera's rolling.


  1. Coco's Bakery Restaurant Serves Up Lighthearted TV Ad Campaign

    CARLSBAD, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The first new television advertising campaign in more than two years from Coco's Bakery Restaurant portrays farm animals performing an odd mix of admirable ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Missing Mr. Bobo

    To be just downright honest, I never expected to miss him this much. And, if the deeper truth be told, perhaps it isn’t just the loss of a singular man, though great and admirable he was. Maybe it’s the combined losses of those three who sat together on the church pew in the third row. Perhaps that’s what makes the grief so profound and long lasting. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Fayette Citizen

  3. Jones-Drew shouldn't let stuff get to him

    Maurice Jones-Drew doesn’t want to be a distraction for the Jaguars. That’s an admirable desire for a guy who’s been a productive player and still qualifies as the face of his franchise. Last year's unsuccessful holdout and recent accusations that he threw a punch at a Jacksonville-area restaurant haven’t served him well. He didn’t offer any comment on the accusation when he spoke with ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs


  1. Carter called Ford "one of the most admirable public servants ...... and human beings" he knows.
    on Feb 21, 2005 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Oxford Press

  2. "There is nothing about your conduct in Milledgeville that can remotely be described as admirable, responsible or consistent with either the values of the league or the expectations of our fans," Goodell wrote in his letter to Roethlisberger...
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Roger Goodell Source: ESPN

  3. Former President Carter described him as "one of the most admirable public servants and human beings I have ever known."
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Bill Clinton Source: Forbes

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