Admire vs Bewonder - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between admire and bewonder
is that admire
is while bewonder
is to wonder about; wonder over; wonder at; regard wonderingly; admire.
(obsolete) To be amazed at; to view with surprise; to marvel at.
- The poor fellow, admiring how he came there, was served in state all day long […].
To regard with wonder and delight.
to look upon with an elevated feeling of pleasure, as something which calls out approbation, esteem, love or reverence;
to estimate or prize highly.
- examples rather to be admired than imitated
- to admire''' a person of high moral worth, to '''admire a landscape
(terms derived from admire)
To wonder about; wonder over; wonder at; regard wonderingly; admire.
To fill with wonder or admiration; amaze.
*1600 , (Edward Fairfax), The (Jerusalem Delivered) of (w), X, xvii:
*:The other seeing his astonishment, / How he bewonder'd was, and how he far'd