admiring

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

admiring (comparative more admiring, superlative most admiring)

  1. Feeling or showing admiration.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

admiring

  1. present participle of admire

Noun[edit]

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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