1. Wonder; astonishment. [Obs.]
Season your admiration for a while. --Shak.
2. 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.
3. Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy.
Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration. --Shak.
Note of admiration, the mark (!), called also exclamation point.
Syn: -- Wonder; approval; appreciation; adoration; reverence; worship.
n 1: a feeling of delighted approval and liking [syn: esteem]
2: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
[syn: wonder, wonderment]
3: a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your
works" [syn: appreciation]