fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)
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"
marvelous, marvellous, miraculous(adj)
being or having the character of a miracle
improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(a)(adj)
too improbable to admit of belief
"a tall story"
Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.
I went to a marvellous party last week.
Origin: First attested from 1300, from Old French, from merveillos, from merveille a wonder. See also: marvel.
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Rank popularity for the word 'marvellous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2012
Rank popularity for the word 'marvellous' in Adjectives Frequency: #652
The numerical value of marvellous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of marvellous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of marvellous in a Sentence
Each morning when you start your day, glance in the mirror, and simply say "This will be a marvellous Day!
The real wealth of a good gardener is not his salary but the marvellous flowers he is raising in the garden!
Experience is that marvellous thing that allows you to recognize a mistake when you've already made it many times!
‘With this letter, dear Mr Frank, I would like to ask you if it is not a good idea to occasionally focus our attention on brave Peter. How a boy of fifteen held out in the concentration camp, as you yourself told me, how he did his best for other people, and so on. Of course the marvellous, intelligent Anne deserves all the attention, but the boy had such a close bond with her, and he certainly meant a great deal to her – why not some praise for him now and then? This is no more than an idea, but I think all too often of all the heroes who were not lucky enough From the archives of the Anne Frank Houseto have kept diaries.’
The only sad thing for me was not being able to go further into other parts of Nigeria, it is such a vast country and obviously there are so many other states and interesting areas. I know many are facing different challenges and other opportunities, so it was a pity not being able to do that, but otherwise it's always marvellous coming here because people are so friendly. I'm always intrigued by the way so many of these young, for instance, are developing really interesting ideas that they can turn into businesses and things like that, helping to tackle some of the real issues we face, particularly around the environment and waste and goodness knows what else. Very ingenious characters.
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