wondrous


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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 ?
They threw their arms around each other, and trembled at their own success; for, as the legends of this wondrous gem rushed thick upon their memory, they felt themselves marked out by fate--and the consciousness was fearful.
"Holy Hekkador of the Holy Therns," the jeddak was saying, "shower thy blessings upon Dotar Sojat, the valorous stranger from distant Hastor, whose wondrous heroism and marvelous ferocity saved the day for Kaol yesterday."
Did he not have enough to think about to keep the gardens so that his royal master and mistress might find pleasure in the shaded walks, the well-kept sward, and the gorgeous beds of foliage plants and blooming flowers which he set with such wondrous precision in the formal garden?
Clerval eagerly desired to accept this invitation, and I, although I abhorred society, wished to view again mountains and streams and all the wondrous works with which Nature adorns her chosen dwelling-places.
Look now at the wondrous traditional story of how this island was settled by the red-men.
No silken madam, by your leave, Though wondrous, wondrous she be, Can lure this heart--upon my sleeve-- From little pink-print Hebe.
The roof is about twelve feet high, and runs to a pretty sharp angle, as if there were a regular ridge-pole there; while these ribbed, arched, hairy sides, present us with those wondrous, half vertical, scimetar-shaped slats of whale-bone, say three hundred on a side, which depending from the upper part of the head or crown bone, form those Venetian blinds which have elsewhere been cursorily mentioned.
There was a King of Liang* -- a king of wondrous might -- Who kept an open palace, where music charmed the night --
Wondrous and unwonted beauty Still adorning all did seem, While I told my love in fables
People said "The Evening Bell is sounding, the sun is setting." For a strange wondrous tone was heard in the narrow streets of a large town.
And now there came both mist and snow, And it grew wondrous cold: And ice, mast-high, came floating by, As green as emerald.
Also, he was anxious to return to the cabin and continue his investigations of its wondrous contents.