wonderingly


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won·der·ing

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

won′der·ing·ly adv.

wonderingly

(ˈwʌndərɪŋlɪ)
adv
1. with astonishment
2. pensively; speculatively
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.wonderingly - in a curious and questioning manner; "they turned their heads questioningly, as if awaiting further instructions"
Translations
بِتَعَجُّب
med forundring
csodálkozvakíváncsian
meî undrun
s úžasom
ağzı bir karış açıkhayretle

wonderingly

[ˈwʌndərɪŋlɪ] ADV to look wonderingly at sb (= questioningly) → mirar a algn perplejo; (= in amazement) → mirar a algn sorprendido

wonderingly

adv (= with astonishment)verwundert, erstaunt; (= thoughtfully)nachdenklich

wonder

(ˈwandə) noun
1. the state of mind produced by something unexpected or extraordinary. He was full of wonder at the amazing sight.
2. something strange, unexpected or extraordinary. the Seven Wonders of the World; You work late so often that it's a wonder you don't take a bed to the office!
3. the quality of being strange or unexpected. The wonder of the discovery is that it was only made ten years ago.
verb
1. to be surprised. Caroline is very fond of John – I shouldn't wonder if she married him.
2. to feel curiosity or doubt. Have you ever wondered about his reasons for wanting this money?
3. to feel a desire to know. I wonder what the news is.
ˈwonderful adjective
arousing wonder; extraordinary, especially in excellence. a wonderful opportunity; a wonderful present; She's a wonderful person.
ˈwonderfully adverb
ˈwonderingly adverb
with great curiosity and amazement. The children gazed wonderingly at the puppets.
ˈwonderland (-lӕnd) noun
a land or place full of wonderful things.
ˈwondrous (ˈwandrəs) adjective
wonderful.
no wonder
it isn't surprising. No wonder you couldn't open the door – it was locked!
References in classic literature ?
Damon drew back so suddenly that he tilted the canoe, and the black paddlers looked around wonderingly.
Perchance, amid their proper element of smoke, which eddied forth from the ill-constructed chimney, the ghosts of departed cook-maids looked wonderingly on, or peeped down the great breadth of the flue, despising the simplicity of the projected meal, yet ineffectually pining to thrust their shadowy hands into each inchoate dish.
Thence, with native audacity, but still with a reserve as characteristic, she flew into the midst of a group of mariners, the swarthy-cheeked wild men of the ocean, as the Indians were of the land; and they gazed wonderingly and admiringly at Pearl, as if a flake of the sea-foam had taken the shape of a little maid, and were gifted with a soul of the sea-fire, that flashes beneath the prow in the night-time.
No, no, no; I wasn't aware of that, said elijah, slowly and wonderingly looking from me to Queequeg, with the most unaccountable glances.
Oh," said Jurgis, wonderingly, and stated at the speaker in awe.
Thy father is coming," she said, over and over again, as the boy looked wonderingly at her.
I am the boss," said the editor, following this curious bit of architecture wonderingly along up to its clock-face with his eye.
I meditated wonderingly on this incident; but gradually quitting it, as I found it for the present inexplicable, I turned to the consideration of my master's manner to myself.
Besides,' said Dora, putting back her hair, and looking wonderingly at my aunt and me, 'why shouldn't you both go?
He had been eyeing her strange, barbaric garmenture wonderingly.
IN a large and pleasant garden sat little Annie all alone, and she seemed very sad, for drops that were not dew fell fast upon the flowers beside her, who looked wonderingly up, and bent still nearer, as if they longed to cheer and comfort her.
I know nobody by that name," said the old woman, wonderingly.