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miracle

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noun mir·a·cle \ˈmir-i-kəl\

Simple Definition of miracle

  • : an unusual or wonderful event that is believed to be caused by the power of God

  • : a very amazing or unusual event, thing, or achievement

Full Definition of miracle

  1. 1 :  an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs

  2. 2 :  an extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, or accomplishment

  3. 3 Christian Science :  a divinely natural phenomenon experienced humanly as the fulfillment of spiritual law

Examples of miracle

  1. She believed that God had given her the power to work miracles.

  2. It would take a miracle for this team to win.

  3. the miracle of his recovery

  4. These days, thanks to the miracle of television, we can watch events happening on the other side of the world.



Origin of miracle

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin miraculum, from Latin, a wonder, marvel, from mirari to wonder at


First Known Use: 12th century

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