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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Example sentences
Dixie was sharp-well, my kind of sharp at that time-and the background was
  wonderfully blurred.
There is something wonderfully unsettling about a plant that feasts on animals.
But there's little reason to think our own design is so wonderfully optimal
  that all thinking beings will have converged on it.
These are wonderfully encouraging examples of students benefitting from free
  lectures on line.
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