What does admiration mean?
The definition of admiration
Ad`mi*ra”tion, n.
Etym: [F., fr. L. admiratio. See Admire.]

1 Wonder; astonishment. [Obs.] Season your admiration for a while. Shak.
2 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.
3 Cause of admiration; something to excite wonder, or pleased surprise; a prodigy. Now, good Lafeu, bring in the admiration. Shak. Note of admiration, the mark (!), called also exclamation point.

Synonyms
— Wonder; approval; appreciation; adoration; reverence; worship.