What does wondering mean?

Definitions for wondering
won·der·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(a)(adj)

    showing curiosity

    "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"

Wiktionary

  1. wondering(Noun)

    The mental activity by which one wonders; a query, puzzlement, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wondering

    of Wonder

Freebase

  1. Wondering

    "Wondering" is a song by the band Dirty Pretty Things. It was released as a single on 15 October 2006 and was the third to be released from the band's debut album Waterloo to Anywhere. Early versions of the song generally sported the title "If You Were Wondering", the single-word title being settled upon for the final release of Waterloo to Anywhere.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wondering' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4051

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wondering' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2092

How to pronounce wondering?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wondering in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wondering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of wondering in a Sentence

  1. Michael Osterholm:

    Understanding that the whole thesis of contact tracing may just fall on this very issue [ of super spreaders ], if you have a small number of cases, you can clearly try to contact trace all of them, and you're not wondering if they're super spreaders or not. With many thousands of cases, you're always going to be trying to determine : what are the highest priority ? If you don't have a sense of who the super spreaders are, there's no way you can [ factor ] that in.

  2. John Koenig:

    After so many years wondering what kind of person you were going to become one day, somewhere you forgot that this question actually has an answer, and that ‘one day’ will eventually arrive. If it hasn’t already.

  3. Sheikh Thamer:

    I am just wondering what a free ride is when we do all of these things, when we share intelligence, when we open our air, land and sea, when we spend billions of dollars in trying to combat terrorism and trying to help the Syrian refugees, how is it free?

  4. Douglas Kirkland:

    I must confess I woke up during the night on more than one occasion, wondering if I was in over my head.

  5. Christine Carter:

    We’re tribal, cave people, if you’re spending the majority of your day alone, it doesn’t feel good to most people. There’s a little part of your nervous system wondering where your clan is.

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