wonderment

noun won·der·ment \ ˈwən-dər-mənt \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of wonderment

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

Examples of wonderment in a Sentence

  1. He felt a sense of wonderment.

  2. gazed in wonderment at the holiday decorations

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First Known Use of wonderment

15th century


WONDERMENT Defined for English Language Learners

wonderment

Definition of wonderment for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of being surprised or amazed


WONDERMENT Defined for Kids

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