Wonderful meaning

wŭn'dər-fəl
Wonderful is defined as an amazing, astonishing, excellent or enjoyable person, thing or event.

An example of wonderful is watching a fireworks display; a wonderful experience.

An example of wonderful is finding out you just won the lottery; a wonderful discovery.

An example of wonderful is meeting your baby for the first time; a wonderful event.

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Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid.

What a wonderful person she is; had a wonderful time at the party.

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Very good, excellent, fine, etc.
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That causes wonder; marvelous; amazing.
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Capable of eliciting wonder; astonishing.
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(now rare) Tending to excite wonder; surprising, extraordinary.
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Surprisingly excellent; very good or admirable, extremely impressive.

They served a wonderful six-course meal.

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Origin of wonderful

  • From Middle English, from Old English wundorful (“wonderful"), equivalent to wonder +"Ž -ful. Cognate Dutch wondervol (“wonderful"), German wundervoll (“wonderful").
    From Wiktionary