What does wonderful mean?

Definitions for wonderful
ˈwʌn dər fəlwon·der·ful

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. wonderfuladjective

    Tending to excite wonder; surprising, extraordinary.

  2. wonderfuladjective

    Surprisingly excellent; very good or admirable, extremely impressive.

    They served a wonderful six-course meal.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wonderfuladjective

    Admirable; strange; astonishing.

    Etymology: wonder and full

    I uttered that which I understood not, things too wonderful for me which I knew not. Job xlii. 3.

    Strange
    Hath been the cause, and wonderful to hear. John Milton.

    All this is very wonderful, William Shakespeare multiplies miracle upon miracle to bring about the same event in the play, which chance with more propriety performs in the novel. Shak. Illust.

  2. Wonderfuladverb

    To a wonderful degree. Improperly used.

    The house which I am about to build shall be wonderful great. 2 Chron. ii. 9.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wonderfuladjective

    adapted to excite wonder or admiration; surprising; strange; astonishing

Freebase

  1. Wonderful

    "Wonderful" is a song written by Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks, for the American rock band The Beach Boys, about a young woman and her steadfast embrace of adolescence through the loss of her own virginity. It was to be included on the ill-fated 1966–1967 Smile album. A minimalist version was released on their 1967 album Smiley Smile. A re-recording was later released as a single for Brian Wilson's 2004 album Smile. The song has been covered by a variety of independent artists, including Adventures In Stereo, Nikki Sudden, and Outrageous Cherry.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wonderful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2356

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wonderful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1112

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wonderful' in Adjectives Frequency: #278

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wonderful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wonderful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of wonderful in a Sentence

  1. Norma Davis:

    We do plan on having a wonderful Easter celebration with family and I can't wait to get him back.

  2. Kenneth Adelman:

    I think Putin will be wonderful at this to say 'Oh My God, we had such great rapport, we just get along so well,' -- that is all that Trump really wants.

  3. Atlanta Falcons:

    Yeah, sure, absolutely, i mean, who would n’t want him ? He’s a great player. He’s a great teammate. He and Matt had a wonderful chemistry and played well together. He’s able to succeed at a very high level. And he’s always practiced hard and played hard.

  4. Goolagong Cawley:

    What a wonderful result for Australia and how exciting that another Aboriginal has won at the French, tennis Australia and all lovers of tennis here and around the world will be delighted by the natural skills and flair Ash possesses.

  5. Meghan McCain:

    Joe Biden and I, everyone knows, are very close, and I love him dearly and I think he is a truly decent, wonderful human being that could be very healing for the country.

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