Admirable and Contemptible


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Admirable adjective – Deserving of high regard or great approval.
Usage example: it's admirable the way she helps her elderly neighbor with chores and errands every Saturday

Contemptible is an antonym for admirable in held in great respect topic.
Nearby Words: admire, admiration, admired, admirably, admirer
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Contemptible adjective – Arousing or deserving of one's loathing and disgust.
Usage example: the contemptible thieves who stole the Christmas gifts intended for needy children

Admirable is an antonym for contemptible in despicable topic.
Nearby Words: contempt, contemptuous, contemptuously
Antonyms for Contemptible
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Things that words describes

character admirable character contemptible character
man admirable man contemptible man
woman admirable woman contemptible woman
sort admirable sort contemptible sort
Other nouns: characters, source, qualities.

Both words in one sentence

  • Throughout the series Light certainly does show clear indications of perceiving himself as purely upright or admirable and others who do not conform to his will or values as purely wicked or contemptible.
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Contemptible or Admirable. 2016. Accessed March 04, 2021.

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