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won·drous

 (wŭn′drəs)
adj.
Remarkable or extraordinary; wonderful.
adv. Archaic
To a wonderful or remarkable extent.

won′drous·ly adv.
won′drous·ness n.

wondrous

(ˈwʌndrəs)
adj
exciting wonder; marvellous
adv
(intensifier): it is wondrous cold.
ˈwondrously adv
ˈwondrousness n

won•drous

(ˈwʌn drəs)

adj.
1. wonderful; remarkable.
adv.
2. Archaic. wonderfully; remarkably.
[1490–1500; metathetic variant of Middle English wonders (genitive of wonder) wonderful; sp. conformed to -ous]
won′drous•ly, adv.
won′drous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wondrous - extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
Adv.1.wondrous - (used as an intensifier) extremely wellwondrous - (used as an intensifier) extremely well; "her voice is superbly disciplined"; "the colors changed wondrously slowly"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

wondrous

adjective (Literary) wonderful, strange, amazing, extraordinary, fantastic, incredible, marvellous, awesome, miraculous, awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping a wondrous vast land of lakes and forests

wondrous

adjective
Translations
عَجيب، مُدْهِش، رائِع
forunderligvidunderlig
furîulegur, stórkostlegur
underfullvidunderlig

wondrous

[ˈwʌndrəs] (liter)
A. ADJmaravilloso
B. ADV (archaic) = wondrously

wondrous

(old, liter)
adjwunderbar; ways alsowundersam
adv wise, fairwunderbar

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 ?
As they flared up, a wondrous sight was revealed to Tom Swift and his friends.
They had each and all loved to be with her, and to listen to her wondrous stories of things that always happened "yonda, beyon' de bayou.
They've made them--their two friends, I mean--still cleverer even than nature did; for it was wondrous material to play on
Look now at the wondrous traditional story of how this island was settled by the red-men.
Such things may seem incredible; but, however wondrous, they are true.
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.
With golden comb so lustrous, And thereby a song sings, It has a tone so wondrous, That powerful melody rings.
I told her something on that point about an hour ago which made her look wondrous grave: the corners of her mouth fell half an inch.
She had a wondrous constancy to old attachments: even Heathcliff kept his hold on her affections unalterably; and young Linton, with all his superiority, found it difficult to make an equally deep impression.
Well, here leads the spoor--a wondrous mass of wolf-spoor mixed with the footprints of men; perhaps they are sometimes the one and sometimes the other--who knows, my brother?
I thought my quest had brought me into a strange old haunted forest, and that I had thrown myself down to rest at the gnarled mossy root of a great oak-tree, while all about me was nought but fantastic shapes and capricious groups of gold-green bole and bough, wondrous alleys ending in mysterious coverts, and green lanes of exquisite turf that seemed to have been laid down in expectation of some milk-white queen or goddess passing that way.
Thou therefore whom thou only canst redeeme, Thir Nature also to thy Nature joyne; And be thy self Man among men on Earth, Made flesh, when time shall be, of Virgin seed, By wondrous birth: Be thou in ADAMS room The Head of all mankind, though ADAMS Son.