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Admiration vs. Formidable — What's the Difference?

Admiration vs. Formidable — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Admiration and Formidable

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Admiration

Admiration is a social emotion felt by observing people of competence, talent, or skill exceeding standards. Admiration facilitates social learning in groups.
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Formidable

Arousing fear, dread, or alarm
The formidable prospect of major surgery.
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Admiration

Respect and warm approval
I have the greatest admiration for all those involved in the project
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Formidable

Inspiring awe, admiration, or wonder
"A woman of formidable intelligence and tenacity, [she] prides herself on being independent-minded" (Nan Levinson).
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Admiration

A feeling of strong approval or delight with regard to someone or something
The students' admiration for their teacher.
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Formidable

Difficult to undertake, surmount, or defeat
A formidable challenge.
A formidable opponent.
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Admiration

The state of being viewed with such approval or delight
An actor held in admiration by her peers.
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Formidable

Causing fear, dread, awe, or discouragement as a result of size, strength, or some other impressive feature; commanding respect; causing wonder or astonishment.
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Admiration

The object of such approval and delight
A movie that was the admiration of many critics.
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Formidable

Difficult to defeat or overcome.
A formidable opponent
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Admiration

(Archaic) The action of wondering; marveling.
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Formidable

Exciting fear or apprehension; impressing dread; adapted to excite fear and deter from approach, encounter, or undertaking; alarming.
They seemed to fear the formodable sight.
I swell my preface into a volume, and make it formidable, when you see so many pages behind.
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Admiration

A positive emotion including wonder and approbation; the regarding of another as being wonderful
Admiration of a war hero
They looked at the landscape in admiration.
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Formidable

Extremely impressive in strength or excellence;
A formidable opponent
The challenge was formidable
Had a formidable array of compositions to his credit
The formidable army of brains at the Prime Minister's disposal
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Admiration

(obsolete) Wondering or questioning (without any particular positive or negative attitude to the subject).
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Formidable

Inspiring fear;
The formidable prospect of major surgery
A tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic
Something unnerving and prisonlike about high gray wall
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Admiration

(obsolete) Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise.
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Admiration

Wonder; astonishment.
Season your admiration for a while.
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Admiration

Wonder mingled with approbation or delight; an emotion excited by a person or thing possessed of wonderful or high excellence; as, admiration of a beautiful woman, of a landscape, of virtue.
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Admiration

Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy.
Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration.
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Admiration

A feeling of delighted approval and liking
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Admiration

The feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
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Admiration

A favorable judgment;
A small token in admiration of your works
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