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.
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.