(v. t.) To regard with wonder or astonishment; to view with surprise; to marvel at.
(v. t.) To regard with wonder and delight; to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love, or reverence; to estimate or prize highly; as, to admire a person of high moral worth, to admire a landscape.
(v. i.) To wonder; to marvel; to be affected with surprise; -- sometimes with at.
(1) Hettinga can be admired, and his heart is in the right place.
(2) The Chinese model of development, which combines political repression and economic liberalism, has attracted numerous admirers in the developing world.
(3) But that promise was beginning to startle the markets, which admire Monti’s appetite for austerity and fear the free spending and anti-European views of some Italian politicians.
(4) Admirable, but will destroying ivory get that message through to poachers, ivory traffickers and the workshops in east Asia and elsewhere that buy smuggled raw ivory?
(5) I read somewhere that one of the actresses you admire is Charlize Theron and she's another great beauty who started out modelling but whose breakthrough role came when she uglied up [to play serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster ].
(6) Greatly admired Murdoch is certainly putting his money where his mouth is.
(7) Steve Bell on Jeremy Corbyn not singing the national anthem – cartoon Read more Admiral Lord West, former Labour security minister, said the decision not to sing the anthem was extraordinary.
(8) Trawling through the private telephone conversations of royals, politicians and celebrities in the hope of picking up scandalous gossip is not seen as legitimate news gathering and the techniques of entrapment which led to the recent Pakistani match-fixing scandal , although grudgingly admired in this particular case, are derided as manufacturing the news.
(9) You had to admire the party’s commitment to its Alan Partridge roots.
(10) While Claude Moraes MEP's committee on surveillance is admirably pursuing this agenda, member states remain unresponsive.
(11) No wonder celebrities all take selfies of themselves all day long, admiring and capturing their specialness for themselves.
(12) This is a team who have found their feet after that winless group section, a side who have already seen off the much admired Croatia and who can ruffle the feathers of the hosts or the reigning world champions.
(13) But somewhere along the way, his passion for good, fresh food – admirable and infectious in every respect – appears to have transformed into evangelical life-coaching.
(14) Admirably, Clinton kept her cool throughout, particularly Trump when spoke over her to call her “such a nasty woman”.
(15) When he had those Aids I went to my synagogue and I prayed for him.” Sterling said he admired Johnson, 53, as a “good” man, then contradicted himself.
(16) But it's still a neat model to watch – and admire.
(17) Again, he took a coasting, if not moribund, council department and turned it into an innovative, widely admired and emulated approach to social work (known as the "Hackney model").
(18) She insists she has no regrets about dedicating herself to the man millions admired but few really got to know.
(19) "I'm not going to suddenly stop admiring his unique comic talent because I've switched teams," Allen told the Guardian.
(20) David Puttnam, president of the Film Distributors' Association, said in a statement: "The report's clear message that everyone should have the opportunity to engage with film, and that watching, exploring, understanding and creating film is important for young people and the audience as a whole, is as admirable as it is welcome."
(n.) Malice; ill will; spite.
(n.) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Caesar.
(n.) Emulation; rivalry.
(n.) Public odium; ill repute.
(n.) An object of envious notice or feeling.
(v. t.) To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.
(v. t.) To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.
(v. t.) To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.
(v. t.) To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.
(v. t.) To hate.
(v. t.) To emulate.
(v. i.) To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; -- used especially with at.
(v. i.) To show malice or ill will; to rail.
(1) In this book, he dismisses Freud's idea of penis envy - "Freud got it spectacularly wrong" - and said "women don't envy the penis.
(2) We are prepared to be honest with people and say that we will all need to chip in a little more.” The party’s health spokesman, Norman Lamb, said: “The NHS was once the envy of the world and this pledge is the first step in restoring it to where it should be.
(3) In a series of analyses guided by intuitive hypotheses, the Smith and Ellsworth theoretical approach, and a relatively unconstrained, open-ended exploration of the data, the situations were found to vary with respect to the emotions of pride, jealousy or envy, pride in the other, boredom, and happiness.
(4) It is difficult for me to resist a slight sense of envy for those anxiously awaiting A-level results this morning, although this may seem perverse.
(5) And this naturally provokes envy and jealousy.” Asked when they fell out, Blatter said: “It was after he was elected Uefa president in 2007.
(6) A later phase of penis envy usually represents a regressive effort to resolve oedipal conflicts.
(7) Self-envy interpretation may help the analyst to deal with the transferential pressure exercised by these patients, and as a consequence improving the 'working space' and providing a better analytical objectivity.
(8) I am looking forward to working closely with him to ensure the BBC's television portfolio remains the envy of the broadcasting world."
(9) Owing to its confusional characteristics, envy is always subtly disguised and hardly ever appears in a straightforward manner.
(10) This confused, less than beautiful, apparently dysfunctional city – the physical result of so much trauma and division – becomes charming, full of life and the envy of other cities, not for its beauty or its wealth but because of its vitality.
(11) Using skills acquired in his first job with the accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers and his second, buying and selling companies for JP Morgan, he minted a commercial model from the calm opulence of United's discreet Mayfair office that soon became the envy of the football world.
(12) • Try to ignore the noise around you: the chatter, the parties, the reviews, the envy, the shame.
(13) Franklin puts the more personal criticism made of writers down to envy, blaming bloggers, and thinks British literary culture is uniquely mean.
(14) Envy or jealousy always destroys unity, even inside one household.
(15) Botín's father, Emilio, executive chairman of the Santander group, was behind the takeover of Abbey National in 2004 and pounced on Alliance & Leicester and Bradford & Bingley during the 2008 banking crisis, in deals much envied by rivals.
(16) The functions of these 'successful defence' manoeuvres are to obviate any feelings of an awareness of envy, although they may be overtly envious attacks within themselves, secondly they nullify any awareness of dependence, and also nullify awareness of need and illness, and thirdly they maintain the narcissistic organization by producing a successful identificate.
(17) Afterwards, she was "suddenly beautiful", and though the attention this brought was occasionally useful, mostly it was just a pain in the butt: the tiresome suggestions that she had only got on thanks to her appearance; the hurtful ire of that other great feminist, Betty Friedan, whose loathing of Steinem seemed mostly to be motivated by envy.
(18) Traditional drive-defense or object instinctual explanations tend to diminish awareness of the importance of self-esteem in the experience of envy.
(19) I envy those who have not yet read The Iliad, if such there are.
(20) To be sure, envy reactions to any patient are significant, whether they simply distort the therapist's perception or contribute to a deeper understanding of the patient.