Definition of admirative in English:

admirative

noun

Grammar
  • Grammar. A word, sentence, etc., expressing surprise. Now chiefly: specifically (especially in various languages of the Balkans) the admirative mood; an admirative verbal construction or form.

adjective

  • 1Characterized by or full of admiration; admiring.

  • 2Grammar
    Grammar. Designating a word, sentence, etc., expressing surprise. Now chiefly: specifically (especially in various languages of the Balkans) designating a verbal mood, construction, or form expressing surprise, unexpectedness, disbelief, or the fact that the information is based on a report.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From Middle French admiratif (adjective) expressing astonishment or its etymon post-classical Latin admirativus expressing astonishment (636 in Isidore), full of astonishment from classical Latin admīrāt-, past participial stem of admīrārī + -īvus.

Pronunciation:

admirative

/ˈadm(ə)rətɪv//ədˈmʌɪərətɪv/