causing great wonder, surprise, etc; extraordinary
improbable or incredible
- marvellously or US marvelously, adverb
- marvellousness or US marvelousness, noun
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How to use marvellous in a sentence
“The marvellous thing about him was that he played it extremely cool,” Mavis said.Week in Death: The Woman Who Cracked Hitler’s Codes | The Telegraph | November 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The “marvellous,” then, can be scientific, religious, or philosophical.
Almost half the 60 works in The Age of the marvellous have already sold and it's only been officially open a day.
The Age of the marvellous is curated by London-based American Joseph LaPlaca.
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
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.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
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