Ad`mi*ra"tion (#), n. [F., fr. L. admiratio. See Admire.]
Season your admiration for a while.
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.
Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy.
Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration.
Note of admiration, the mark (!), called also exclamation point.
Syn. -- Wonder; approval; appreciation; adoration; reverence; worship.
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