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

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miraculousness

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


MIRACULOUS Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of miraculous for English Language Learners

  • : very wonderful or amazing like a miracle


MIRACULOUS Defined for Kids

miraculous

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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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