Un admiring


displaying or feeling admiration: admiring looks.

1620–30; admire + -ing2

admiringly, adverb
half-admiring, adjective
half-admiringly, adverb
self-admiring, adjective
unadmiring, adjective
unadmiringly, adverb
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Word Origin & History

late 16c., from Fr. admirer (O.Fr. amirer, 14c.), from L. admirari (see admiration). Noun admirer is recorded from c.1600; "In common speech, a lover" [Johnson], a sense recorded from c.1705.
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