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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousadjective

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

  2. improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(a)adjective

    too improbable to admit of belief

    "a tall story"

  3. marvelous, marvellous, miraculousadjective

    being or having the character of a miracle

GCIDE

  1. Marvelousadjective

    Partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible; so improbable as to defy belief.

Wiktionary

  1. marvelousadjective

    Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.

    I went to a marvelous party last week.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marvelousnoun

    exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful

  2. Marvelousnoun

    partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible

  3. Etymology: [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marvelous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marvelous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Marvelous in a Sentence

  1. Theodor Herzl:

    The body is a marvelous machine...a chemical laboratory, a power-house. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels

  2. Didier Deschamps:

    How marvelous, it's a young team who are on the top of the world. Some are champions at the age of 19.

  3. Noam Chomsky:

    Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.

  4. Pliny the Elder, Natural History:

    Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected?

  5. Prince Charles:

    It's always marvelous to have somebody who, you know, you feel understands and wants to encourage. Although she certainly pokes fun if I get too serious about things. And all that helps.

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