miraculous

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

Definition of miraculous

  1. 1 :  of the nature of a miracle :  supernatural a miraculous event

  2. 2 :  suggesting a miracle :  marvelous proof of a miraculous memory — Time He made a miraculous recovery after the accident.

  3. 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.

Origin and Etymology of miraculous

Middle English, from Middle French miraculos, from Medieval Latin miraculosus, from Latin miraculum


First Known Use: 15th century


MIRACULOUS Defined for English Language Learners

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

Definition of miraculous for English Language Learners

  • : very wonderful or amazing like a miracle


MIRACULOUS Defined for Kids

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

Definition of miraculous for Students

  1. :  being or being like a miracle :  very wonderful or amazing a miraculous recovery

miraculously

adverb


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