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Wonder

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Noun

1. admiration, wonder, wonderment

the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

2. marvel, wonder

something that causes feelings of wonder

Example Sentences:
'the wonders of modern science'

3. curiosity, wonder

a state in which you want to learn more about something

Verb

1. enquire, inquire, wonder

have a wish or desire to know something

Example Sentences:
'He wondered who had built this beautiful church'

2. question, wonder

place in doubt or express doubtful speculation

Example Sentences:
'I wonder whether this was the right thing to do'
'she wondered whether it would snow tonight'

3. marvel, wonder

be amazed at

Example Sentences:
'We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities'


1. admiration, wonder, wonderment

the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

2. marvel, wonder

something that causes feelings of wonder

Example Sentences:
'the wonders of modern science'

3. curiosity, wonder

a state in which you want to learn more about something


1. enquire, inquire, wonder

have a wish or desire to know something

Example Sentences:
'He wondered who had built this beautiful church'

2. question, wonder

place in doubt or express doubtful speculation

Example Sentences:
'I wonder whether this was the right thing to do'
'she wondered whether it would snow tonight'

3. marvel, wonder

be amazed at

Example Sentences:
'We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Wonder

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noun
1. 
the feeling excited by something strange; a mixture of surprise, curiosity, and sometimes awe
2. 
something that causes such a feeling, such as a miracle
3.  Seven Wonders of the World
4. (modifier)
exciting wonder by virtue of spectacular results achieved, feats performed, etc
a wonder drug
a wonder horse
5.  do wonders
6.  for a wonder
7.  nine days' wonder
8.  no wonder
9.  small wonder
verb (when tr, may take a clause as object)
10. (when intr, often foll by about)
to indulge in speculative inquiry, often accompanied by an element of doubt (concerning something)
I wondered about what she said
I wonder what happened
11. (when intr, often foll by at)
to be amazed (at something)
I wonder at your impudence
noun
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Wonder

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noun
1. 
a person, thing, or event that causes astonishment and admiration; prodigy; marvel
2. 
the feeling of surprise, admiration, and awe aroused by something strange, unexpected, incredible, etc.
gazing in wonder at the comet
3. 
a miraculous or apparently miraculous thing or act; miracle
verb intransitive
4. 
to be seized or filled with wonder; feel amazement; marvel
5. 
to have curiosity, sometimes mingled with doubt
verb transitive
6. 
to have curiosity or doubt about; want to know
I wonder what happened

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Wonder

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n.
1.
a. The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, astounding, or surprising: gazed with wonder at the northern lights.
b. The quality that arouses such emotion: "Her long fair hair was girlish: and girlish, and touched with the wonder of mortal beauty, her face" (James Joyce).
2.
a. One that arouses awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration; a marvel: Given all his unhealthy habits, it's a wonder he's lived this long. She was a wonder in that movie.
b. often Wonder A monumental human creation regarded with awe, especially one of seven monuments of the ancient world that appeared on various lists of late antiquity.
3.
a. An extraordinary or remarkable act or achievement: That teacher has worked wonders with these students.
b. An event inexplicable by the laws of nature; a miracle.
v. won·dered, won·der·ing, won·ders
v.intr.
1. To have a feeling of awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration: We wondered at the ease with which she settled into her new job.
2. To be filled with curiosity or doubt: I could only wonder after hearing his excuse. I wondered about his late-night comings and goings.
v.tr.
To feel curiosity or be in doubt about: I wondered what kind of costume she would wear. I wondered why I said that.
adj.
Remarkable or extraordinary, especially in being beneficial: considers quinoa a wonder grain.

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