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From admīror (regard with wonder) +‎ -tiō.



admīrātiō f (genitive admīrātiōnis); third declension

  1. wonder, admiration


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative admīrātiō admīrātiōnēs
genitive admīrātiōnis admīrātiōnum
dative admīrātiōnī admīrātiōnibus
accusative admīrātiōnem admīrātiōnēs
ablative admīrātiōne admīrātiōnibus
vocative admīrātiō admīrātiōnēs

Related terms[edit]



  • admiratio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • admiratio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “admiratio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • admiratio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be admired: admirationi esse
    • to be admired: admiratione affici
    • to be admired: admirationem habere (Quintil. 8. 2. 6)
    • some one is the object of much admiration: magna est admiratio alicuius
    • to fill a person with astonishment: admirationem alicui movere
    • to be fired with admiration: admiratione incensum esse
  • admiratio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016