Yet by his own admission, he is not quite the high-society insider.
Is Lost an admission of Abrams fear of flying or perhaps about his more general phobias of abandonment and isolation?
And Timberlake, by his own admission, seems to be channeling a certain Rat Packer when it comes to his new look.
early 15c., "acceptance, reception, approval," from Latin admissionem (nominative admissio) "a letting in," noun of action from past participle stem of admittere (see admit). Meaning "an acknowledging" is from 1530s. Sense of "a literal act of letting in" is from 1620s. As short for admission price, by 1792.