having or seeming to have the power to work miracles: miraculous drugs.
Origin: 1400–50;late Middle English < Medieval Latinmīrāculōsus, equivalent to Latinmīrācul(um) miracle + -ōsus-ous
Synonyms 2. extraordinary. Miraculous, preternatural, supernatural refer to that which seems to transcend the laws of nature. Miraculous refers to something that apparently contravenes known laws governing the universe: a miraculous success.Preternatural suggests the possession of supernormal qualities: Dogs have a preternatural sense of smell. It may also mean supernatural: Elves are preternatural beings.Supernatural suggests divine or superhuman properties: supernatural aid in battle.