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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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

    too improbable to admit of belief

    "a tall story"

  3. marvelous, marvellous, miraculous(adj)

    being or having the character of a miracle

GCIDE

  1. Marvelous(a.)

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. marvelous(Adjective)

    Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.

    I went to a marvelous party last week.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marvelous(noun)

    exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful

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

  2. Marvelous(noun)

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

    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. Octavio Paz:

    Man, even man debased by the neocapitalism and pseudosocialism of our time, is a marvelous being because he sometimes speaks. Language is the mark, the sign, not of his fall but of his original innocence. Through the Word we may regain the lost kingdom and recover powers we possessed in the far-distant past.

  2. Walter Frederick Mondale:

    I said I didn't want to spend most of my life in Holidays Inns, but I've checked and they've all been redecorated. They're marvelous places to stay and I've thought it over and that's where I'd like to be.

  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. Antonio Machado:

    Last night, as I slept, I dreamt- marvelous error!- that it was God I had here inside my heart.

  5. Iris Chavez:

    The pope is the messenger of Christ, and for the pope to bless my child, it's a marvelous thing.

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