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 ?
With that, Jo shouldered her broom and marched into the house, wondering what they would all say to her.
One could not help wondering where Tom Foster got his gentleness.
He was wondering how he could find out what he wanted to know, when Mary's mother unexpectedly gave him just the information he was after.
Harling was at home, if his shadow stood out on the blind of the west room, I did not go in, but turned and walked home by the long way, through the street, wondering what book I should read as I sat down with the two old people.
That lady seemed at a loss to make a selection, but finally settled upon a stick of nougat, wondering if it were not too rich; whether it could possibly hurt her.
For a single instant his searching and yet wary glance met the wondering look of the other, and then changing its direction, partly in cunning, and partly in disdain, it remained fixed, as if penetrating the distant air.
I was wondering," said Andrews, "how much it cost you to keep Spear out of jail?
I remember looking in the glass, and wondering at my own gray hair, and the wrinkles, many and deep, right across my brow, and the furrows down my cheeks, and the prodigious trampling of crow's-feet about my temples
From this piazza the wondering Ichabod entered the hall, which formed the centre of the mansion, and the place of usual residence.