wondering


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won·der·ing

 (wŭn′dər-ĭng)
adj.
Feeling or expressing awe, admiration, amazement, or surprise.

won′der·ing·ly adv.

wondering

(ˈwʌndərɪŋ)
adj
1. fascinated
2. curious and enthusiastic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wondering - showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"
curious - eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns); "a curious child is a teacher's delight"; "a trap door that made me curious"; "curious investigators"; "traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"; "curious about the neighbor's doings"
Translations

wondering

[ˈwʌndərɪŋ] ADJ [tone, look] (= questioning) → perplejo; (= amazed) → sorprendido

wondering

adj (= astonished) tone, lookverwundert, erstaunt; (= doubtful)fragend

wondering

[ˈwʌndrɪŋ] adjstupito/a, stupefatto/a
References in classic literature ?
It was a disheartening circumstance, but a melancholy fact, that even these readers persisted in wondering.
I was walking along wondering who it could be in a four-in-hand?
Ostensibly she went to get some shades of Berlin wool, at a tolerably respectable shop that was chiefly supported by the ladies of the vicinity: really--I trust there is no breach of charity in supposing that she went with the idea of meeting either with the Rector himself, or some other admirer by the way; for as we went along, she kept wondering 'what Hatfield would do or say, if we met him,' &c.
There were doors all round the hall, but they were all locked; and when Alice had been all the way down one side and up the other, trying every door, she walked sadly down the middle, wondering how she was ever to get out again.
Just think," said Cecily, "last New Year's Eve we were wondering what would happen this year; and what a lot of things have happened that we never expected.
said Colin, and he lay still as if he were wondering about things.
Then sweet music sounded on the air, and the loud tones were hushed, as in wondering silence the Fairies waited what should come.