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wondrous

[wuhn-druh s] /ˈwʌn drəs/
adjective
1.
wonderful; remarkable.
adverb
2.
Archaic. wonderfully; remarkably.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; metathetic variant of Middle English wonders (genitive of wonder) wonderful; cognate with German Wunders; spelling conformed to -ous
Related forms
wondrously, adverb
wondrousness, noun
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wondrous

/ˈwʌndrəs/
adjective
1.
exciting wonder; marvellous
adverb
2.
(intensifier) it is wondrous cold
Derived Forms
wondrously, adverb
wondrousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for wondrously
wondrous
c.1500, from M.E. wonders (adj.), c.1300, originally gen. of wonder (n.), with suffix altered by influence of marvelous, etc.
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