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Definition of "miraculous" []

  • Of the nature of a miracle; preternatural. (adjective)
  • So astounding as to suggest a miracle; phenomenal: a miraculous recovery; a miraculous escape. (adjective)
  • Able to work miracles. (adjective)
  • Of, like, or caused by a miracle; marvellous (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Surprising (adjective)
  • Having the power to work miracles (adjective)

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Use "miraculous" in a sentence
  • "The Advertising Standards Authority received 98 complaints that the ads – two versions ran in national press – were offensive and the use of the term "miraculous", especially during Easter, was disrespectful to the Christian faith."
  • "A total of 98 people complained to the ASA, citing the cartoon depiction of Christ and the Sacred Heart, the use of the term 'miraculous' and the fact that the advert was published on Maundy Thursday, close to Easter."
  • "The ASA said the complaints had cited the cartoon depiction of Christ and the Sacred Heart, the use of the term "miraculous" for describing a mobile phone deal, and the fact that it was published on Maundy Thursday."