miraculous

adjective mi·rac·u·lous \ mə-ˈra-kyə-ləs \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of miraculous

1 : of the nature of a miracle : supernatural
  • a miraculous event
2 : suggesting a miracle : marvelous
  • proof of a miraculous memory
  • Time
  • He made a miraculous recovery after the accident.
3 : working or able to work miracles
  • miraculous power

miraculously

adverb

miraculousness

noun

Examples of miraculous in a Sentence

  1. He made a miraculous recovery after the accident.

  2. Her memory is nothing short of miraculous.

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Origin and Etymology of miraculous

Middle English myraclous, borrowed from Middle French miraculeus, borrowed from Medieval Latin mīrāculōsus, from Late Latin mīrāculum miracle + Latin -ōsus 1-ose


MIRACULOUS Defined for English Language Learners

miraculous

adjective

Definition of miraculous for English Language Learners

  • : very wonderful or amazing like a miracle


MIRACULOUS Defined for Kids

miraculous

adjective mi·rac·u·lous \ mə-ˈra-kyə-ləs \

Definition of miraculous for Students

: being or being like a miracle : very wonderful or amazing
  • a miraculous recovery

miraculously

adverb


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