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Word Example of - admirable

    Example Sentences for admirable

    His work abounds in an ingenious and admirable mingling of wit and humor.

    An admirable plant for use where most other plants would fail.

    Two admirable instructors were at hand—the army and the navy.

    I know from the experience of one of my pianolist friends, how admirable this course is.

    These books are admirable for supplementary reading classes.

    Donaldson was a man in many respects remarkable, in some admirable.

    I don't believe anything on earth would interfere with him in this most admirable duty.

    Since then, I sit and whittle splints for my admirable wife.

    His perfect candour and straightforwardness were not only admirable in themselves but were a great assistance to business.

    I have been deeply interested by your admirable article on birds' nests.

Word Origin & History of - admirable

    Word Origin & History

    admirable 1590s, from Fr. admirable (O.Fr. amirable), from L. admirabilem, from admirari "to admire" (see admiration). In early years it also carried a stronger sense of "awe-inspiring.

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