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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 ?
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.
And now, as the night was senescent, And star-dials pointed to morn -- As the star-dials hinted of morn -- At the end of our path a liquescent And nebulous lustre was born, Out of which a miraculous crescent Arose with a duplicate horn -- Astarte's bediamonded crescent, Distinct with its duplicate horn.
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.
A miraculous agreement of the times of departure and arrival, which was impossible, was absolutely necessary to his success.
They at length agreed that the person should be chosen as pope who should be distinguished by some divine and miraculous token.
In the meantime, public minor had informed the archdeacon of the miraculous manner in which the gypsy had been saved.
I read those miraculous words with an emphasis which did them justice, and then I looked him severely in the face.
No average merchantman's anchors have ever been let go with such miraculous smartness.
Yes," said Madame de Villefort, "the door was towards the road before, and on the day of my miraculous escape you brought me into the house from the road, I remember.
These authors seem no more startled at a miraculous act of creation than at an ordinary birth.
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.
This was considered a good omen, and little short of miraculous.