adjective \ˈwən-drəs\

: causing wonder or amazement : very beautiful or impressive

Full Definition of WONDROUS

:  that is to be marveled at :  extraordinary <a wondrous feat>
wondrous adverb, archaic
won·drous·ly adverb
won·drous·ness noun

Examples of WONDROUS

  1. The museum featured a display of wondrous tapestries.
  2. <what a wondrous discovery fire must have been>

Origin of WONDROUS

Middle English, alteration of wonders, from genitive of 1wonder
First Known Use: 15th century


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