Definition of "wondrous" []

  • Remarkable or extraordinary; wonderful. (adjective)
  • Archaic To a wonderful or remarkable extent. (adverb)
  • Exciting wonder; marvellous (adjective)

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  • (intensifier) (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "wondrous" in a sentence
  • "I will tell, in fact, how this strange man carried with him, in his bag, instruments that I had never seen before then, which he called his wondrous machines."
  • "O God, who in wondrous wise didst raise up blessed Joan for the defense of her faith and her country: grant, we beseech thee, through her intercession, that thy church, overcoming all the wiles of her enemies, may enjoy unceasing peace."
  • "With the sale of "D is for Delicious" (which means I sold 2 out of 5 stories written in wondrous Michigan), I can declare that Clarion was, writing-wise, only a major waste of time."