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mɪˈræk yə ləsmirac·u·lous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marvelous, marvellous, miraculousadjective

    being or having the character of a miracle

  2. heaven-sent, providential, miraculousadjective

    peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention

    "a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery"


  1. miraculousadjective

    Pertaining to miracles; referring to something that people can't explain.

  2. miraculousadjective

    By supernatural or uncommon causes, e.g. by a god (only used when positive).

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Miraculousadjective

    Done by miracle; produced by miracle; effected by power more than natural.

    Etymology: miraculeux, Fr. from miracle.

    Arithmetical progression might easily demonstrate how fast mankind would increase, overpassing as miraculous, though indeed natural, that example of the Israelites, who were multiplied in two hundred and fifteen years from seventy unto six hundred thousand able men. Walter Raleigh, Essays.

    Restore this day, for thy great name,
    Unto his ancient and miraculous right. George Herbert.

    Why this strength
    Mirac’lous yet remaining in those locks?
    His might continues in thee not for naught. John Milton, Ag.

    At the first planting of the Christian religion in the world, God was pleased to accompany it with a miraculous power. John Tillotson.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Miraculousadjective

    of the nature of a miracle; performed by supernatural power; effected by the direct agency of almighty power, and not by natural causes

  2. Miraculousadjective

    supernatural; wonderful

  3. Miraculousadjective


  4. Etymology: [F. miraculeux. See Miracle.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of miraculous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of miraculous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of miraculous in a Sentence

  1. Alan Levinovitz:

    I saw people promising miraculous transformations.

  2. Brian Humphrey:

    The odds were not in his favor, and many would call it miraculous.

  3. Benjamin Goldstein:

    The technologies are there, getting to Paris( Climate Accord targets) doesn't hinge on some miraculous technological solution. The technologies exist today -- it's about getting them to( people).

  4. Ramon Price:

    He's moving now, he's opening his eyes, he's yawning, he's coughing, he's moving his hands, he's moving his legs, what a miraculous turnaround.

  5. Arsene Wenger:

    ( It is) society's problem, more intelligent people than Arsene Wenger think about that and nobody has found a miraculous solution, it certainly starts from childhood education and an open-minded attitude.

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