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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. Dorothy Gaiter:

    It's got gravitas, elegance and the perfect amount of yummy uplift that's worthy of the marvelous feat you've just accomplished.

  2. Iris Chavez:

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

  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. Theodor Herzl:

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

  5. Franklin P. Jones:

    Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

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