Definitions for wondrous
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fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousadverb
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"
wonderfully, wondrous, wondrously, superbly, toppingly, marvellously, terrifically, marvelouslyadverb
(used as an intensifier) extremely well
"her voice is superbly disciplined"; "the colors changed wondrously slowly"
Amazing, inspiring awe, "to be marvelled at".
We all stared open mouthed at the wondrous sight, speechless.
Etymology: From Late wondrous, metathetic variation of wonders, genitive of wonder, from wundor, from wundran. Compare wonders, Wunder.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: This is contracted from wonderous, of wonder.
The credit of whose virtue rest with thee;
Wondrous indeed, if cause of such effects. John Milton.
In such charities she pass’d the day;
’Twas wond’rous how she found an hour to pray. Dryden.
Researches into the springs of natural bodies, and their motions, should awaken us to admire the wondrous wisdom of our Creator in all the works of nature. Isaac Watts.
From that part where Moses remembereth the giants, begotten by the sons of good men upon the daughters of the wicked; did they steal those wondrous great acts of their ancient kings and powerful giants. Walter Raleigh.
To shun th’ allurement is not hard
To minds resolv’d, forewarn’d and well-prepar’d;
But wond’rous difficult, when once beset,
To struggle through the straits, and break th’ involving net. Dryden.
You are so beautiful,
So wondrous fair, you justify rebellion. Dryden.
Sylphs, yet mindful of their ancient race,
Are, as when women, wond’rous fond of place. Alexander Pope.
Wondrous is an adjective used to describe something that is inspiring a feeling of wonder, awe or amazement, often due to its beauty, size, skill, or unusual quality. It's something that is extremely impressive or astonishing.
in a wonderful or surprising manner or degree; wonderfully
wonderful; astonishing; admirable; marvelous; such as excite surprise and astonishment; strange
Etymology: [OE. wonders, adv. (later also adj.). See Wonder, n., and cf. -wards.]
The numerical value of wondrous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of wondrous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
It was very much like entering into a magical wonderland. It's a childlike wondrous experience, which completely absorbs one's attention and captures one's imagination.
It feels wondrous when I can take my mind to a peaceful place; and then I talk with God, I am told in my mind don’t worry about the hate, it has already been defeated. -MillYentei D.Y
For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books.
The universe seems wondrous to me, with or without God. It has powerful lines and uncompromising ways. Patience and time sit like sages on the planets, strong and impersonal. There is a stark beauty to all of this.
You, The audience, furnish it's propulsion. With a wondrous leap of imagination, you make it into a real spaceship that can take us into the far reaches of the galaxy and sometimes even to the depths of the human soul.
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- verwunderlich, erstaunlich, wundersamGerman
- vaikuttava, ihmeellinenFinnish
- საუცხოო, სასწაულებრივიGeorgian
- underfull, vidunderligNorwegian
- чудесный, дивный, невиданный, удивительно, изумительный, поразительный, удивительныйRussian
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