Deserving honor, respect, or admiration
He seems to have been an admirable teacher, with a great power of lucid exposition.
She is a very admirable young woman and you always liked her, but now suddenly you have got some notion or other in your head.
"That's admirable!" he shouted.
How much more admirable the Bhagvat-Geeta than all the ruins of the East!
He wrote an admirable textbook of the Theory of Heat (1871), and a very excellent elementary treatise on Matter and Motion (1876).