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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-mahyuh r-ing]
    • /ædˈmaɪər ɪŋ/
    • /ədˈmaɪə.rɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-mahyuh r-ing]
    • /ædˈmaɪər ɪŋ/

Definitions of admiringly word

  • adjective admiringly displaying or feeling admiration: admiring looks. 1
  • noun admiringly In an admiring manner. 1

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Origin of admiringly

First appearance:

before 1620
One of the 42% oldest English words
First recorded in 1620-30; admire + -ing2

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Parts of speech for Admiringly


admiringly popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

admiringly usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for admiringly

adv admiringly

  • thankfully — feeling or expressing gratitude; appreciative.
  • delightedly — highly pleased.
  • responsively — responding especially readily and sympathetically to appeals, efforts, influences, etc.: a responsive government.
  • warmly — having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath.
  • passionately — having, compelled by, or ruled by intense emotion or strong feeling; fervid: a passionate advocate of socialism.

adverb admiringly

  • favorably — characterized by approval or support; positive: a favorable report.
  • approvingly — to speak or think favorably of; pronounce or consider agreeable or good; judge favorably: to approve the policies of the administration.
  • flatter — to make flat.
  • deferentially — showing deference; deferent; respectful.
  • positively — with certainty; absolutely: The statement is positively true.

Antonyms for admiringly

adv admiringly

  • rudely — discourteous or impolite, especially in a deliberate way: a rude reply.
  • thankless — not likely to be appreciated or rewarded; unappreciated: a thankless job.
  • appreciative — An appreciative reaction or comment shows the enjoyment that you are getting from something.
  • ungrateful — unappreciative; not displaying gratitude; not giving due return or recompense for benefits conferred: ungrateful heirs.

adverb admiringly

  • disapprovingly — to think (something) wrong or reprehensible; censure or condemn in opinion.

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