Displaying both brings a level of respect and admiration that many yearn to have.
So what if much of his admiration toward Chang also seems like one big backhanded compliment.
I have great respect and admiration for Calderon, for her learning and for her work setting up so-called secular yeshivas.
But Bossie's admiration faded swiftly after Inauguration Day.
Thackeray freely, openly, and often admitted his admiration for Hitler, his book, the Nazis, and their methods.
There was no doubt about the young man's admiration for Pamela.
Then he licked his chops and looked in admiration on his worldly friend.
Have you never given cause to another to—to—suspect any admiration on your part?
He seemed to have no inordinate desire for admiration or even for approbation.
His black eyes were of the audacious sort, and he flashed a glance of admiration at Patty.
early 15c., "wonder," from Middle French admiration (14c.) or directly from Latin admirationem (nominative admiratio) "a wondering at, admiration," noun of state from past participle stem of admirari "admire," from ad- "at" (see ad-) + mirari "to wonder," from mirus "wonderful" (see miracle). The sense has weakened steadily since 16c.