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Deserving praise, respect and admiration - thesaurus

Synonyms

sick

adjective

very informal very impressive, attractive, enjoyable, etc. This word is used mainly by young people.

respected

adjective

admired and approved of by many people

praiseworthy

adjective

formal deserving praise or admiration

heroic

adjective

very brave and deserving admiration

admirable

adjective

deserving to be admired or respected

awesome

adjective

very impressive and sometimes a little frightening

noteworthy

adjective

worth giving special attention or praise to

enviable

adjective

an enviable quality or situation is one that other people admire and would like to have as well

commendable

adjective

formal deserving praise or admiration

awe-inspiring

adjective

making you feel great respect and admiration, and sometimes fear

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amazing

adjective

used about something surprising that is also very impressive

commanding

adjective

powerful and impressive

creditable

adjective

good enough to deserve some praise or admiration

dazzling

adjective

extremely impressive

devastating

adjective

very impressive or attractive

distinguished

adjective

looking impressive and as if you deserve respect. This word is not usually used to describe young people

eminent

adjective

important, respected, and admired

entrancing

adjective

someone or something that is entrancing is so beautiful or impressive that you give them all your attention

esteemed

adjective

very formal admired and respected

estimable

adjective

very formal deserving to be admired and respected

exalted

adjective

formal an exalted position is an important position in an organization or in society

fancy

adjective

intended to seem impressive, important, or clever

formidable

adjective

very impressive in size, power, or skill and therefore deserving respect and often difficult to deal with

godlike

adjective

better or more impressive than an ordinary human being

grand

adjective

a grand place, object, or occasion is very impressive

grand

adjective

a grand idea, plan, or action is impressive because it tries to achieve a lot

great

adjective

used about someone famous or important who is admired by a lot of people, or about their work

great

adjective

mainly literary very large and impressive

hallowed

adjective

mainly literaryoften humorous considered very special and treated with great respect

honourable

adjective

an honourable agreement deserves to be respected because it was made fairly

honourable

adjective

morally good and deserving respect

honoured

adjective

deserving special respect

humongous

adjective

informal extremely large and impressive

imposing

adjective

large and impressive

impressive

adjective

if something is impressive, you admire it, for example because it is very good, large, or shows great skill

in all its/their etc glory

looking very beautiful or impressive

ineffable

adjective

formal so impressive or beautiful that you cannot describe it

inspirational

adjective

extremely good or skilful

inspired

adjective

very special or impressive

inviolable

adjective

formal too important or respected to be attacked, criticized, or ignored

knockout

adjective

informal extremely impressive or attractive

laudable

adjective

formal deserving to be praised or admired

magnificent

adjective

very impressive and beautiful, good, or skilful

majestic

adjective

big, beautiful, or impressive in a calm and serious way

marvellous

adjective

extremely impressive

marvelous

the American spelling of marvellous

meritorious

adjective

very formal deserving admiration and praise

mighty

adjective

mainly literary very large, powerful, or impressive

much loved/respected/admired/criticized etc

used for describing someone or something that is loved, respected etc a lot or by many people

noble

adjective

literary large and impressive

OK

adjective

spoken if someone is OK, you like them or respect them

out of this world

extremely good or impressive

outstanding

adjective

extremely good or impressive

outstandingly

adverb

in a very impressive way

prestige

adjective

having a high reputation and attracting a lot of respect, for example because of being of very high quality

prestigious

adjective

admired and respected by people

princely

adjective

very large, beautiful, or impressive, like something that would belong to a prince

prodigious

adjective

very great or impressive

redoubtable

adjective

literary making you feel afraid or have great respect

sensational

adjective

informal very attractive, impressive, or good

showstopping

adjective

extremely impressive

spectacular

adjective

extremely impressive

splendid

adjective

formal used about something that is impressive and beautiful to look at

storming

adjective

very impressive, usually because of being fast

stunning

adjective

very impressive or beautiful

stupendous

adjective

very impressive, large, or surprising

superhuman

adjective

superhuman qualities are much greater and more impressive than those of an ordinary person

to someone’s credit

used about things that someone has done or achieved

towering

adjective

mainly journalism extremely impressive, important, or successful

vaunted

adjective

formal generally praised, or described as very important or successful

well-regarded

adjective

respected and admired

well-thought-of

adjective

respected by many people

wondrous

adjective

literary impressive and beautiful or exciting

worthy

adjective

a worthy person or thing has qualities that make people respect them

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