admiration etymology

English word admiration comes from Latin -atio ((Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.), Latin ad- (To.), Latin miro (I wonder or marvel (at).)

Detailed word origin of admiration

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-atio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
miro Latin (lat) I wonder or marvel (at).
admiratio Latin (lat) Wonder, admiration.
admiration English (eng) (obsolete) Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise.. (obsolete) Wondering or questioning (without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject).. A positive emotion including wonder and approbation; the regarding of another as being wonderful.

Words with the same origin as admiration

Descendants of -atio
abomination liaison migration
Descendants of ad-
accept accident according add address admit affair agree alien appear appreciate around arrest arrive aside asleep assume attention attorney available disappear huge rest round size