Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun admiration

3 senses of admiration

Sense 1
admiration, esteem -- (a feeling of delighted approval and liking)
       => liking -- (a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin")

Sense 2
wonder, wonderment, admiration -- (the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising)
       => astonishment, amazement -- (the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment")

Sense 3
admiration, appreciation -- (a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works")
       => blessing, approval, approving -- (the formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person")

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