What does wondering mean?

Definitions for wondering
won·der·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    showing curiosity

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

Wiktionary

  1. wonderingnoun

    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

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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. Dean Hoffmeyer/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP:

    Its the Democrats, its almost like they want something to happen. It sounds crazy, but they keep doing it and you have to start wondering if thats intentional.

  2. Lynn Bufka:

    Some people may worry about what would happen if they were moved into self quarantine, or if they're not able to work. They're wondering if they would have access to groceries or childcare, again, people have greater abilities to manage hardships than they think they do. Think about a plan. Consider options if you can't telework. Do you have savings ? Do you have support ?

  3. Joseph Silletti:

    I couldn't imagine living every day and waking up and wondering why I have the wrong organs, i just couldn't. But these folks have been, and now I understand what a relief it must be to have the organs you believe you need, and I don't see that as any way' cosmetic.'.

  4. Phil Robertson:

    When they get there, the refugees will find huge hurdles to integrate, jobs that are few and far between, and a resentful local population wondering why this group should get a time-limited year of Australian assistance when ordinary Cambodians do not.

  5. Crimean Tatar:

    Some lively discussion are taking place with drivers. But not a single wagon is going to get by. Some drivers are waiting wondering what to do. Some are already turning back.

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