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mar·velous

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word marvelous.

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.

ChatGPT

  1. marvelous

    Marvelous generally refers to something that is extremely good, pleasing, or effective. It can also describe something that causes great wonder or astonishment, often characterized by remarkable or extraordinary qualities.

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. Primo Levi:

    Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features.

  2. St Petersburg on Saturday:

    It is always beautiful, always, but today is just marvelous. The mood is just... people have come for the World Cup with such positive attitudes. We welcome everyone.

  3. Roberto Siucho:

    2019 was a marvelous year in China. My family was able to visit and experience it. Then Covid happened, (At one point) I hadn’t seen my family for a year and the rules were you couldn’t bring them in while the borders were closed. A lot of footballers left because of that.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    Bill and I just stand around watching Charlotte. Whatever she does we think is marvelous, nobody has ever done it before, she learns to clap her hands, we give her a standing ovation.

  5. 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?

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