15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, alteration of wonders, from genitive of wonder entry 1
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How 'Wonderful' Lost Its Sense of Wonder
The word once described the most astonishing occurrences. It is now decidedly less supernatural.
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“Wondrous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wondrous. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.
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