wonder Meaning - 23 Definitions and 7 Examples Available!

What is the meaning of wonder? Here 23 definitions and 7 example sentences available for the word wonder.

Meaning of wonder
Something that causes amazement or awe; a marvel.

Definitions of wonder

noun

1. Something that causes amazement or awe; a marvel.
Wonders of the World seem to come in sevens.
2. Something astonishing and seemingly inexplicable.
The idea was so crazy that it is a wonder that anyone went along with it.
3. Someone very talented at something, a genius.
He's a wonder at cooking.
4. The sense or emotion which can be inspired by something curious or unknown; surprise; astonishment, often with awe or reverence.
5. (UK, informal) A mental pondering, a thought.
6. a state in which you want to learn more about something
7. something that causes feelings of wonder
the wonders of modern science
8. the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
the wonders of modern science
9. That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
10. A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle.

verb

1. (intransitive) To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel; often followed by at}}.
2. (transitive) To ponder; to feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind.
I wonder whether penguins can fly.
3. have a wish or desire to know something
They wondered who had built the beautiful house.
4. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
5. be amazed at
I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
6. To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel.
7. To feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind; as, he wondered why they came.
6. a state in which you want to learn more about something
7. something that causes feelings of wonder
the wonders of modern science
8. the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
the wonders of modern science
9. That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
10. A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle.

adjective

1. Wonderful.
2. (transitive) To ponder; to feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind.
I wonder whether penguins can fly.
3. have a wish or desire to know something
They wondered who had built the beautiful house.
4. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
5. be amazed at
I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
6. To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel.
7. To feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind; as, he wondered why they came.
6. a state in which you want to learn more about something
7. something that causes feelings of wonder
the wonders of modern science
8. the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
the wonders of modern science
9. That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
10. A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle.

adverb

1. Wonderfully.
2. (transitive) To ponder; to feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind.
I wonder whether penguins can fly.
3. have a wish or desire to know something
They wondered who had built the beautiful house.
4. place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
5. be amazed at
I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
6. To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel.
7. To feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind; as, he wondered why they came.
6. a state in which you want to learn more about something
7. something that causes feelings of wonder
the wonders of modern science
8. the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
the wonders of modern science
9. That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
10. A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle.

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