admiring

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: æd.'maɪ.ɚ.ɪŋ
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Verb[change]

Plain form
admire

Third-person singular
admires

Past tense
admired

Past participle
admired

Present participle
admiring

  1. The present participle of admire.

Adjective[change]

Positive
admiring

Comparative
more admiring

Superlative
most admiring

  1. If you are admiring of somebody or something, you think them good or nice; you respect them.
    I was very admiring of these two young women who worked so hard.

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