[ US /ˈwəndɹəs/ ]
[ UK /wˈʌndɹəs/ ]
[ UK /wˈʌndɹəs/ ]
extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
had a rattling conversation about politics
the film was fantastic!
a tremendous achievement
a marvelous collection of rare books
a howling success
a fantastic trip to the Orient
(used as an intensifier) extremely well
the colors changed wondrously slowly
her voice is superbly disciplined
How To Use wondrous In A Sentence
- Dolphins have a natural affinity with humans and just being with them, playing with them and touching them, is credited with bringing about wondrous results for sick people.
- And she would tell us wondrous stories of her youth, of the lands she had seen, and the darbar s of the olden days; of kings who were gods, and women whose friendship was victorious over every accident. Love and Life Behind the Purdah
- I am now a fount of knowledge about this wondrous organisation.
- Now it has, it's a wondrous thing. Times, Sunday Times
- I felt I was in the presence of an angel; a wondrous, exquisite but delicate angel.
- Far more wondrous than the wonders of the world are wonders of the human body. . . The eyes, the ears, the nose, the mouth, the hands, the head and the heart. RVM
- For those lucky enough to have had clear skies, the partial solar eclipse yesterday was a wondrous sight. Times, Sunday Times
- Nothing seemed impossible; the whole of biology was about to become transparent to this wondrous new science.
- Manchester Science Festival, ManchesterThis might be the season of superstition and spooks, but since science is more unbelievable, wondrous and scary than fiction, it's apt timing for Manchester's cornucopia of explorative events (more than 200 of them). This week's new events
- But for the dog, each and every brandishment of the fuzzy orb produces the same wondrous glee.