Definition of wondrous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈwʌndrəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʌndrəs//
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strange, beautiful and impressive synonym wonderful It was a wondrous thing to see the sea for the first time. Word Originlate 15th cent.: alteration of obsolete wonders (adjective and adverb), genitive of wonder, on the pattern of marvellous.
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