wondrous

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adjective won·drous \ˈwən-drəs\

Definition of wondrous

  1. :  that is to be marveled at :  extraordinary a wondrous feat

wondrous

adverb, archaic

wondrously

adverb

wondrousness

noun

Examples of wondrous in a Sentence

  1. The museum featured a display of wondrous tapestries.

  2. what a wondrous discovery fire must have been

Origin and Etymology of wondrous

Middle English, alteration of wonders, from genitive of 1wonder


WONDROUS Defined for English Language Learners

wondrous

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Definition of wondrous for English Language Learners

  • : causing wonder or amazement : very beautiful or impressive


WONDROUS Defined for Kids

wondrous

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adjective won·drous \ˈwən-drəs\

Definition of wondrous for Students

  1. :  wonderful 1



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