wonderment

noun
won·​der·​ment | \ ˈwən-dər-mənt How to pronounce wonderment (audio) \

Definition of wonderment

1 : a cause of or occasion for wonder
3 : curiosity about something

Examples of wonderment in a Sentence

He felt a sense of wonderment. gazed in wonderment at the holiday decorations
Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, there isn’t any AI today that has a semblance of common sense and nor has any of the cognitive wonderment of robust human thinking. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 10 July 2022 Befitting its core location, the show’s gravity tends toward the artificial, so just slide into the mood and wonderment of Moonhaven. Daniel Fienberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 July 2022 Meanwhile, there isn’t any AI today that has a semblance of common sense and nor has any of the cognitive wonderment of robust human thinking. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 27 June 2022 Some of the new dinos have red feathers, a cute touch, but there's little of the wonderment of the first film, barring an image of a sad bronto at a logging site. Leah Greenblatt, EW.com, 10 June 2022 Meanwhile, there isn’t any AI today that has a semblance of common sense and nor has any of the cognitive wonderment of robust human thinking. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 4 June 2022 One lot expressed wonderment at my grasp of the English language. Deepa Mehta, Variety, 16 May 2022 In the streaming age, such instances were liable to incite wonderment from other art-rock bands. Zach Schonfeld, Billboard, 25 Mar. 2022 The look on his face was a pure smile and pure wonderment. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of wonderment

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Jul 2022

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“Wonderment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wonderment. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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