Admired
Admired Ad*mired", a. 1. Regarded with wonder and delight; highly prized; as, an admired poem. [1913 Webster]

2. Wonderful; also, admirable. [Obs.] ``Admired disorder.'' `` Admired Miranda.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • Admired — Admire Ad*mire , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Admired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Admiring}.] [F. admirer, fr. L. admirari; ad + mirari to wonder, for smirari, akin to Gr. ? to smile, Skr. smi, and E. smile.] 1. To regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admired — Synonyms and related words: accepted, acclaimed, admitted, adored, advocated, applauded, appreciated, approved, backed, beloved, cherished, cried up, darling, dear, dearly beloved, esteemed, favored, favorite, held dear, held in respect, highly… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • admired — adj. esteemed, honored; looked up to; adored ad·mire || É™d maɪə v. be impressed by someone; adore, venerate …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • admired esteemed — loved loved adj. 1. p. p. of {love}, v. t.. Opposite of {unloved}. [Narrower terms: {admired, esteemed}] Also See: {wanted}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gallup's List of Widely Admired People — Gallup s List of Widely Admired People, a poll of United States citizens to volunteer the names of the individuals whom they most admire, is a list compiled annually by The Gallup Organization. This is the only question that Gallup has asked… …   Wikipedia

  • much admired — much loved/respected/admired/criticized/etc phrase used for describing someone or something that is loved, respected etc a lot or by many people Lord Buckingham was a much loved and respected figure. the much criticized UN peacekeeping mission to …   Useful english dictionary

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

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