What does wondering mean?

Definitions for wondering
won·der·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word wondering.

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.

Wikipedia

  1. Wondering

    Wondering is a song by the band Dirty Pretty Things. It was released as a single on 25 September 2006 and was the third to be released from the band's debut album Waterloo to Anywhere. Early versions were generally titled "If You Were Wondering", the single-word title being settled upon for the final release of the album.

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  1. wondering

    Wondering refers to the act of thinking or questioning something with curiosity or uncertainty. It involves pondering or speculating about a particular topic or situation, often driven by a desire to gain knowledge, seek clarification, or explore possibilities. Wondering can lead to a search for information, seeking answers, or contemplating various scenarios. It is a fundamental cognitive process that allows individuals to engage in critical thinking, problem-solving, and learning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wondering

    of Wonder

Wikidata

  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. Dante Lee:

    Look at what I see as soon as I open the book : a picture of Hitler, and I'm wondering,' Why does he have a picture of Hitler in his book ?' So, I scroll back to one of the first pages, and I realize : This is not his book. This is a book about Hitlerism.

  2. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    Ordinary citizens are wondering how so many countries gathered here together, who call themselves the 'United Nations,' have so far been unable to tackle terrorism and eradicate it.

  3. Saint Augustine:

    People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.

  4. Kayla Gaytan:

    You think you’ve beat it the first time, when it comes back, you’re just wondering, why get pregnant with these four babies and then, you know, something like this happens.

  5. Trevor Fossen:

    I started looking at that, wondering what it was, and then I saw the train had tipped over and derailed.

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