Synonyms and Antonyms of wonder

  1. 1 something extraordinary or surprising the cunningly crafted miniature of our house is a wonder, perfect in every detail Synonyms caution, flash, marvel, miracle, phenomenon, portent, prodigy, sensation, splendor Related Words curiosity, sight, spectacle; beauty, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, knockout; apparition, appearance

  2. 2 the rapt attention and deep emotion caused by the sight of something extraordinary when we first saw the pyramids of Egypt, we gazed with openmouthed wonder Synonyms admiration, amazement, astonishment, awe, wonderment Related Words dread; fear; respect, reverence, veneration; curiosity, interest; shock, surprise; disbelief, incomprehension, incredulity; beguilement, bewitchment, captivation, enchantment, fascination; animation, enlightenment, enlivenment, excitement, invigoration, stimulation; absorption, engagement, engrossment, enthrallment, immersion, involvement Near Antonyms apathy, disinterest, incuriosity, indifference, unconcern; boredom, doldrums, ennui, listlessness, restlessness, tedium, tiredness, weariness, weltschmerz; cheerlessness, dispiritedness, joylessness, melancholy

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