US marvelous

/ (ˈmɑːvələs) /

  1. causing great wonder, surprise, etc; extraordinary

  2. improbable or incredible

  1. excellent; splendid

Derived forms of marvellous

  • marvellously or US marvelously, adverb
  • marvellousness or US marvelousness, noun

Words Nearby marvellous

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How to use marvellous in a sentence

  • This new exalted state was very marvellous; for while it lasted he welcomed all that was to come.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • Now an automobile was a marvellous dragon for Rosemary, and she could never see too many for her pleasure.

  • The quicker the climax came, the sooner would he know the marvellous joy that lay beyond the pain.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • How can we rely upon such evidence after nineteen hundred years, and upon a statement of facts so important and so marvellous?

    God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford