The definition of a marvel is something unusual, wonderful or astounding.noun
An example of a marvel is a really cool new phone or computer, which is a marvel of technology.
To marvel is defined as to express or feel wonder, astonishment or surprise.verb
When a person is shocked and surprised at a gift, this is an example of a person who marvels at a gift.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a wonderful or astonishing thing; prodigy or miracle
- Archaic astonishment
Origin: ME mervaile < OFr merveille, a wonder < VL mirabilia, wonderful things, orig. neut. pl. of L mirabilis, wonderful < mirari, to wonder at < mirus, wonderful: see smile
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- One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder. See Synonyms at wonder.
- Strong surprise; astonishment.
Origin: Middle English marvail, from Old French merveille, from Vulgar Latin *miribilia, alteration of Latin mīrābilia, wonderful things, from neuter pl. of mīrābilis, wonderful, from mīrārī, to wonder, from mīrus, wonderful; see smei- in Indo-European roots.
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