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wonderment

[wuhn-der-muh nt]
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noun
  1. wondering or wonder.
  2. a cause or occasion of wonder.

Origin of wonderment

First recorded in 1525–35; wonder + -ment
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wonderment

noun
  1. rapt surprise; awe
  2. puzzled interest
  3. something that excites wonder
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Word Origin and History for wonderment

n.

1530s, from wonder (n.) + -ment.

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