Wondrous meaning

wŭndrəs
Wonderful.
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Remarkable or extraordinary; wonderful.
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The definition of wondrous is something amazing.

An example of wondrous is the experience of meeting your newborn baby for the first time; a wondrous meeting.

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To a wonderful or remarkable extent.
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Extraordinarily; surprisingly.
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Amazing, inspiring awe, "to be marvelled at".

We all stared open mouthed at the wondrous sight, speechless.

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In a wonderful degree; remarkably.
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Origin of wondrous

  • From Late Middle English wondrous, metathetic variation of wonders (adj., “wondrous, wonderful"), genitive of wonder (“wonder, miracle"), from Old English wundor (“wonder, miracle"), from Proto-Germanic *wundrÄ… (“wonder"). Compare Dutch wonders, German Wunder.

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