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wonder

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wonder

  1. 1 something extraordinary or surprising <the cunningly crafted miniature of our house is a wonder, perfect in every detail> Synonyms caution, flash, marvel, miracle, phenomenon, portent, prodigy, sensation, splendor Related Words curiosity, sight, spectacle; beauty, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, knockout; apparition, appearance

  2. 2 the rapt attention and deep emotion caused by the sight of something extraordinary <when we first saw the pyramids of Egypt, we gazed with openmouthed wonder> Synonyms admiration, amazement, astonishment, awe, wonderment Related Words dread; fear; respect, reverence, veneration; curiosity, interest; shock, surprise; disbelief, incomprehension, incredulity; beguilement, bewitchment, captivation, enchantment, fascination; animation, enlightenment, enlivenment, excitement, invigoration, stimulation; absorption, engagement, engrossment, enthrallment, immersion, involvement Near Antonyms apathy, disinterest, incuriosity, indifference, unconcern; boredom, doldrums, ennui, listlessness, restlessness, tedium, tiredness, weariness, weltschmerz; cheerlessness, dispiritedness, joylessness, melancholy




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