verb (used with object), mar·veled, mar·vel·ing or (especially British) mar·velled, mar·vel·ling.
verb (used without object), mar·veled, mar·vel·ing or (especially British) mar·velled, mar·vel·ling.
Origin of marvel
Examples from the Web for marvelling
Historical Examples of marvelling
In this teaching, and marvelling ever at its beauty, Edward grew to manhood.A Little Book of Profitable Tales
I am marvelling, for one thing, that you should have waited thirty years.The Lion's Skin
Marvelling at the greatness of her spirit, he grew—all unconsciously—the more enslaved.Love-at-Arms
When the Hyrcanians heard this they led the way as he ordered, marvelling at his strength of soul.Cyropaedia
Often as she slept I watched her, marvelling at the fine perfection of her face.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
verb -vels, -velling or -velled or US -vels, -veling or -veled
Word Origin for marvel
c.1300, "to be filled with wonder," from Old French merveillier "to wonder at, be astonished," from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Related: Marveled; marveling.
c.1300, "miracle," also "wonderful story or legend," from Old French merveille "a wonder, surprise, miracle," from Vulgar Latin *miribilia (also source of Spanish maravilla, Portuguese maravilha, Italian maraviglia), altered from Latin mirabilia "wonderful things," from neuter plural of mirabilis "wonderful, marvelous, extraordinary; strange, singular," from mirari "to wonder at," from mirus "wonderful" (see smile). A neuter plural treated in Vulgar Latin as a feminine singular. Related: Marvels.