something that causes feelings of wonder
"the wonders of modern science"
be amazed at
"We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"
express astonishment or surprise about something
That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
To become filled with wonderment or admiration; to be amazed at something.
Origin: First attested from 1300, from marvail, from merveille, from Vulgar Latin *, from Latin mirabilia, from neuter plural of mirabilis, from mirari, from mirus.
that which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle
to be struck with surprise, astonishment, or wonder; to wonder
to marvel at
to cause to marvel, or be surprised; -- used impersonally
Origin: [OE. merveilen, OF. merveillier.]
Marvel is an unincorporated town and a U.S. Post Office located in La Plata County, Colorado, United States, on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. While the town lies within the Reservation on most maps, the land within and around the town is owned by private landowners and the actual reservation only starts several miles to the South and East of Marvel. The area was homesteaded in the late-1800s and early-1900s with ranching, farming, and oil extraction being the main economic drivers in the region. The area around Marvel is very dry and the region becomes more and more arid as one travels towards the New Mexico border and further away from the La Plata mountains. The Marvel Post Office has the ZIP Code 81329.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mär′vel, n. a wonder: anything astonishing or wonderful: astonishment.—v.i. to wonder: to feel astonishment:—pr.p. mar′velling; pa.t. and pa.p. mar′velled.—adj. Mar′vellous, astonishing: almost or altogether beyond belief: improbable.—adv. Mar′vellously.—n. Mar′vellousness. [Fr. merveille—L. mirabilis, wonderful—mirāri, to wonder.]
The numerical value of marvel in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of marvel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The day I see a leaf is a marvel of a day.
Life never becomes a habit to me. It's always a marvel.
The Marvel of Life dwells in the sight of a diligent human.
Hey Marvel I have an idea for a superhero, it’s me, and guess what, I have an infinity stone on the tip of my weiner.
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
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