wonder-fulness

wonderful

[wuhn-der-fuhl]
adjective
1.
excellent; great; marvelous: We all had a wonderful weekend.
2.
of a sort that causes or arouses wonder; amazing; astonishing: The storm was wonderful to behold.

Origin:
before 1100; Middle English; Old English wundorful (see wonder, -ful); cognate with German wundervoll

wonderfully, adverb
wonderfulness, noun
unwonderful, adjective
unwonderfully, adverb


1. awesome, wondrous, miraculous, prodigious, astonishing, amazing, astounding, phenomenal, unique, curious, strange.
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wonderful (ˈwʌndəfʊl)
 
adj
1.  exciting a feeling of wonder; marvellous or strange
2.  extremely fine; excellent
 
'wonderfully
 
adv
 
'wonderfulness
 
n

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wonderful
late O.E. wunderfull (see wonder). Related: Wonderfully.
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