Capable of eliciting wonder; astonishing: "The ... whale is one of the most wonderful animals in the world” ( Charles Darwin).
Admirable; excellent: "The spirit of the movement was wonderful. It was joyous and grave at the same time” ( Christabel Pankhurst).
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.