Example sentences for: admire

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

  • I admire their consideration for their subject, but in its wake come all kinds of narrative fuzziness.

  • I admire Pynchon; I'm wowed by him at times; but the truth is I'm happy leaving him to the experts whose academic labs gave birth to him.

  • It is likely that one's taste deteriorates under the continuous barrage of vulgarity: many who today admire the dadaists, cubists, surrealists, hard-edge realists, nonobjective and abstract artists would have reviled them, along with a significant percentage of the population, had they been dalive when their paintings first appeared, just as staid, conservative critics condemned the impressionists and advocates of other nouvelles vagues . Is it that we gradually become accustomed to what we first perceive as trash--as vulgarity--and become inured to it, or that we come to understand and, if not enamored of it, at least tolerate it as a legitimate form of expression?

  • My second was to admire ZM for compassion and tenacity.

  • So while I admire Kinsley's lonely battle on behalf of his witty friend and former editor's sorry-ass word, I think he should stick to moral causes still worth fighting.


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