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 ?
Half a dozen of the top-riders observed his feat, wonderingly, but made no comment, deeming it prudent not to express surprise at what might be the conventional manner of alighting in this bewildering city.
Nevertheless, he had, on a certain star-lit evening, said wonderingly and quite reverently: "Deh moon looks like hell, don't it?"
And Dorothy looked wonderingly at this lively appearing person, who had once assembled an army of women and driven the Scarecrow from the throne of the Emerald City, and even fought a battle with the powerful army of Glinda the Sorceress.
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.
Damon drew back so suddenly that he tilted the canoe, and the black paddlers looked around wonderingly.
For some time after regaining her senses, Alice gazed wonderingly about the interior of the little cabin, and then, with a satisfied sigh, said:
"How can that ever be, father?" said Mary, wonderingly.
"Where did you come from?" asked Dorothy, wonderingly.
The richness and even magnificence of the rabbit's clothing made Dorothy stare at the little creature wonderingly. Toto and Billina had followed her into the room and when he saw them the rabbit ran to a table and sprang upon it nimbly.
"How many sides have I?" asked the creature, wonderingly.
(CECILY, WONDERINGLY:--"I don't see why that was put among the funny paragraphs.
"But how can they possibly become so many?" asked Pinocchio wonderingly.