Definition of admirabilis
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LNS
admīrābilis, admīrābile
admiror
adjective (3rd 2-termination)
  1. Worthy of admiration, admirable, wonderful
  2. That produces wonder, wonderful, astonishing, strange, rare, paradoxical
Abbreviations
admīrābilis, e, adj. admiror. Worthy of admiration, admirable, wonderful: admirabilis in dicendo vir, Cic. de Or. 1, 2: O clementiam admirabilem, id. Lig. 2, 6: gravitatem atque constantiam, id. Phil. 13, 41: scientia, id. ib. 9, 10.

— Ironically: o admirabilem impudentiam, audaciam, temeritatem, Cic. Phil. 3, 7, 18; so, o admirabilior oratio, id. Or. 35: magnitudo pop. R. admirabilior adversis rebus quam secundis, Liv. 22, 37: admirabilem licentiam, Cic. Fat. 16: quam admirabile est nomen, Vulg. Psa. 8, 2: de tenebris vos vocavit in admirabile lumen suum, ib. 1 Pet. 2, 9.

— That produces wonder, wonderful, astonishing, strange, rare, paradoxical: haec παράδοξα ili, nos admirabilia dicamus, Cic. Fin. 4, 27; cf. id. Par. praef. and Par. 4: admirabile genus (causae), a quo alienatus est animus eorum qui audituri sunt, id. Inv. 1, 15, 20: concursus, id. ib. 10, 7: gloria, id. ib. 3, 26.

—Comp.: non esse admirabilius Romanos Graeciā pelli quam Hannibalem Italiā pulsum esse, Liv. 42, 50; also Flor. 4, 2, 47.

—Sup. not used.

—Adv.: admīrābiliter (only in the posit.). Admirably, Cic. N. D. 2, 53, 132; id. Opt. Gen. Or. 6, 37; id. Att. 5, 14, 2.

— Paradoxically, strangely, παραδόξως, Cic. Tusc. 4, 16 fin.
 
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