Admire vs Bewonder - What's the difference?

admire | bewonder |


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.

admire

English

Verb

(admir)
  • (obsolete) To be amazed at; to view with surprise; to marvel at.
  • *, II.2.4:
  • The poor fellow, admiring how he came there, was served in state all day long […].
  • * Fuller
  • examples rather to be admired than imitated
  • 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.
  • to admire''' a person of high moral worth, to '''admire a landscape

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from admire) * admirable * admirer * admiration * admirative

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    bewonder

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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
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