Origin of marvelous
Examples from the Web for marvelous
The song was so marvelous, the decision was made to add animation and pitch it to networks.Schoolhouse Rock: A Trojan Horse of Knowledge and Power|Jason Lynch|September 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every discovery brings us closer to understanding how planets form in all their marvelous variety.
Alison is played by the marvelous Tatiana Maslany, an actress who hails from Regina, Saskatchewan.Why Should You Watch 'Orphan Black'? Tatiana Maslany.|Sujay Kumar|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If nobody is with us, we might watch something arty—there are marvelous channels of opera or concerts—then go to bed and read.
Christmas is a season of marvelous and mystical experiences, and maybe it seems churlish to let science and history intrude.
In the course of time, as the result of Grenfell's tireless efforts, a marvelous change for the better took place.The Story of Grenfell of the Labrador|Dillon Wallace
On this I saw one of the most marvelous phenomena I have ever looked upon.John L. Stoddard's Lectures, Vol. 10 (of 10)|John L. Stoddard
The country north of the Mexican boundary is the most marvelous in the United States.Building a State in Apache Land|Charles D. Poston
And with this underground life children have a marvelous sympathy.The Moral Instruction of Children|Felix Adler
She rested after lunch, and spent some time in the evening combining jewels and flowers, so as to form a marvelous effect.A Fair Mystery|Bertha M. Clay
Word Origin and History for marvelous
c.1300, "causing wonder," from Old French merveillos "marvelous, wonderful" (Modern French merveilleux), from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Weakened sense of "splendid, very nice" is from 1924. Related: Marvelously.