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mi·rac·u·lous

 (mĭ-răk′yə-ləs)
adj.
1. Of the nature of a miracle; preternatural.
2. So astounding as to suggest a miracle; phenomenal: a miraculous recovery; a miraculous escape.
3. Able to work miracles.

[Middle English miraclous, from Old French miraculeux, from Medieval Latin mīrāculōsus, from Latin mīrāculum, miracle; see miracle.]

mi·rac′u·lous·ly adv.
mi·rac′u·lous·ness n.

miraculous

(mɪˈrækjʊləs)
adj
1. of, like, or caused by a miracle; marvellous
2. surprising
3. having the power to work miracles
miˈraculously adv
miˈraculousness n

mi•rac•u•lous

(mɪˈræk yə ləs)

adj.
1. performed by or involving a supernatural power or agency: a miraculous cure.
2. of the nature of a miracle; marvelous.
3. having or seeming to have the power to work miracles: miraculous herbs.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin mīrāculōsus= Latin mīrācul(um) miracle + -ōsus -ous]
mi•rac′u•lous•ly, adv.
mi•rac′u•lous•ness, n.
syn: miraculous, preternatural, supernatural refer to that which seems to transcend the laws of nature. miraculous refers to something that apparently contravenes known laws governing the universe: a miraculous recovery. preternatural suggests the possession of supernormal qualities: Dogs have a preternatural sense of smell. It may also mean supernatural: Elves are preternatural beings. supernatural suggests divine or superhuman properties: supernatural aid in battle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.miraculous - being or having the character of a miraclemiraculous - being or having the character of a miracle
supernatural - not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material; "supernatural forces and occurrences and beings"
2.miraculous - peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention; "a heaven-sent rain saved the crops"; "a providential recovery"
fortunate - having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice"

miraculous

miraculous

adjective
1. Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world:
Translations
مُعْجِزي، عَجائِبي
zázračný
mirakuløs
wunderbarmirakulös
imeline
ihmeellinenihmeenomainenkäsittämätön
miraculos
zázračný
čudežen
mirakulösunderbarundergörande

miraculous

[mɪˈrækjʊləs] ADJ
1. (Rel) [powers, healing] → milagroso
2. (= extraordinary) [escape, recovery] → milagroso; [change, result] → extraordinario
he made a miraculous recoverytuvo una recuperación milagrosase recuperó de forma milagrosa
his escape was nothing short of miraculousla forma en que logró escaparse fue un verdadero or auténtico milagro

miraculous

[mɪˈrækjʊləs] adjmiraculeux/euse
miraculous healing → guérison miraculeuse
to make a miraculous recovery → se remettre miraculeusement
The horse made a miraculous recovery → Le cheval s'est miraculeusement remis.

miraculous

adj
escape, recoverywundersam; miraculous powersWunderkräfte pl; that is nothing/little short of miraculousdas grenzt an ein Wunder
(= unbelievable, wonderful)wunderbar; achievement, improvement, transformationerstaunlich; there was a miraculous change in her appearancees war kaum zu fassen, wie sie sich verändert hatte

miraculous

[mɪˈrækjʊləs] adjmiracoloso/a

miracle

(ˈmirəkl) noun
1. something which man is not normally capable of making happen and which is therefore thought to be done by a god or God. Christ's turning of water into wine was a miracle.
2. a fortunate happening that has no obvious natural cause or explanation. It's a miracle he wasn't killed in the plane crash.
miˈraculous (-ˈrӕkju-) adjective
a miraculous recovery.
miˈraculously adverb

miraculous

a. milagroso-a, prodigioso-a.
References in classic literature ?
Her yellow hair was burned to a ruddy thatch on her head; but her legs and arms, curiously enough, in spite of constant exposure to the sun, kept a miraculous whiteness which somehow made her seem more undressed than other girls who went scantily clad.
Individuals of wiser faith, indeed, who knew that Heaven promotes its purposes without aiming at the stage-effect of what is called miraculous interposition, were inclined to see a providential hand in Roger Chillingworth's so opportune arrival.
Dropping his harpoon, the brawny savage caught him in his arms, and by an almost miraculous dexterity and strength, sent him high up bodily into the air; then slightly tapping his stern in mid-somerset, the fellow landed with bursting lungs upon his feet, while Queequeg, turning his back upon him, lighted his tomahawk pipe and passed it to me for a puff.
And some three centuries ago, an English traveller in old Harris's Voyages, speaks of a Turkish Mosque built in honor of Jonah, in which mosque was a miraculous lamp that burnt without any oil.
Why should any one else speak, after that miraculous man--why should they not all sit in silence?
In that far-off mystic land of gold, and gems, and spices, and waving palms, and wondrous flowers, and miraculous fertility, will awake new forms of art, new styles of splendor; and the negro race, no longer despised and trodden down, will, perhaps, show forth some of the latest and most magnificent revelations of human life.
This was considered a good omen, and little short of miraculous.
I still stood absolutely dumfoundered at what appeared to me her miraculous self-possession and most inscrutable hypocrisy, when the cook entered.
There was no drainage to carry off the wine, and not only did it all get taken up, but so much mud got taken up along with it, that there might have been a scavenger in the street, if anybody acquainted with it could have believed in such a miraculous presence.
But, in the absence of any such miraculous provision, my desire was to apply myself to some pursuit that would not lie too heavily upon her purse; and to do my duty in it, whatever it might be.
Strike a light instantly,'' said the Captain; ``I will examine this said purse; and if it be as this fellow says, the Jew's bounty is little less miraculous than the stream which relieved his fathers in the wilderness.
He satisfied my curiosity, for Erik, who is a real monster--I have seen him at work in Persia, alas--is also, in certain respects, a regular child, vain and self-conceited, and there is nothing he loves so much, after astonishing people, as to prove all the really miraculous ingenuity of his mind.