Example sentences for: admiration

How can you use “admiration” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • While conservatives bash Bulworth for its political correctness, The Nation likens it to Citizen Kane . "Like [Orson] Welles, [Warren] Beatty brings to this production a history of left-liberal politics and an admiration for black musicians," says Stuart Klawans.

  • My admiration for the French has, however, paled into insignificance since I started learning to count money in Mina, a language spoken in Togo and parts of Benin and Ghana.

  • Saga , Boutros-Ghali asserts that the wily secretary of state sought to unseat him "with determination, letting pass no opportunity to demolish my authority and tarnish my image all the while showing a serene face, wearing a friendly smile and repeating expressions of friendships and admiration through the poutiest ruby lips I have ever beheld.

  • You clearly are inclined to evaluate things philosophically, an approach for which Prudie has admiration.

  • Billed as the first feature film by Native Americans, this picaresque tale wins reviewers' admiration for being "palpably authentic" (Richard Schickel, Time ). Critics like the story, about a young man and his friend who set out to retrieve his father's ashes, for eschewing "the high seriousness and dubious mysticism" of most films about the Indians' plight (John Anderson, Newsday ). Although everyone enjoys its wry humor and cutting observations about life on the reservation, a few say its aimless plot betrays its makers' inexperience.


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