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What does miraculous mean?
Miraculous is used to describe something done by or involving a supernatural power, as in Rising from the dead is a miraculous feat!
This sense of miraculous is frequently limited to religious use. In many faiths, something being miraculous implies an action of a deity. However, some people believe that something can be miraculous due to the forces of nature.
Miraculous is also used figuratively to describe something whose working isn’t well understood or whose results are exceptionally wonderful. It appears to work by miracle, that is, an action by a deity. You might hear medicines or cures described as miraculous because they seem to work by miracle or the results are so wonderful, like the results of a miracle would be.
Example: The acquisition went through miraculously and everyone got what they wanted.
Where does miraculous come from?
The first records of the term miraculous come from the 1400s. It comes from the Medieval Latin mīrāculōsus.
Miraculous, preternatural, and supernatural all describe something that seems to exceed natural laws. Miraculous is used to describe something that naturally, or unnaturally, goes beyond what was once thought possible in a certain field or situation. This is why many people use miraculous to describe medical treatments, because the advancement of medical technology routinely creates solutions for problems that were once unsolvable.
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What are some other forms related to miraculous?
- miraculously (adverb)
- miraculousness (noun)
- hypermiraculous (adjective)
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How is miraculous used in real life?
Miraculous is usually used within the context of being awed at something or with a sense of amazement. But, it can also be used facetiously when something is actually underwhelming.
We were on earth at the same time as Stephen Hawking.
That's kind of a miraculous thing.
We breathed the same air as the man who demystified the stars.
— Geraldine (@everywhereist) March 14, 2018
This is the point where Air Bud subs in for the Broncos and the miraculous comeback begins
— Jimmy Tatro (@JimmyTatro) February 3, 2014
Just helped carry a fridge down some steep stairs without killing my brother or myself!! Miraculous 👼
— Phil Lester (@AmazingPhil) August 2, 2014
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How to use miraculous in a sentence
In this episode, the first of a two-part special exploring our relationship to the hazards of avalanches, we chronicle a miraculous survival story and ask what we ultimately learn when we make it through worst-case scenarios.
Complicating everything is the awkward decision that comes with Alex Smith, whose miraculous return after what was assumed to be a career-ending injury inspired the team and played a significant role in Washington’s late run to an NFC East title.Finding the right QB is the first — and most crucial — task for Washington’s new front office|Les Carpenter|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
Students may watch the Oscar-winning 1962 movie The Miracle Worker, which depicts these milestones as miraculous.Co-Founding the ACLU, Fighting for Labor Rights and Other Helen Keller Accomplishments Students Don't Learn in School|Video by Arpita Aneja|December 15, 2020|Time
Three weeks later, an unlikely and perhaps miraculous turn of events left them convinced Abby is either the luckiest or the smartest dog in town.
The rich live up on the plates, living a life powered by a miraculous energy source.The Final Fantasy VII Remake Shouldn't Exist — But I'm So Glad it Does|Matthew Gault|April 9, 2020|Time
But a funny thing happened on the way to the funeral: a miraculous resurrection!
A volunteer I spoke to at length, Julia Cohen, explained to me that the miraculous power of Amma is her intuitiveness.
The miraculous brand of Billy-the-Fish football is almost over and the butch giants are back.
While no one doubts that Diaz is healed, surviving brain aneurysms is not exactly miraculous.Popes, Saints, Miracles, Weird Relics and Odd Omens Converge on Rome|Barbie Latza Nadeau|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside her miraculous recovery and her fight against returning to Afghanistan.Her Husband Shot This 17-Year-Old Afghan Girl In The Face—And She Lived|Nina Strochlic|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To Indians that appears a miraculous thing, beyond what is either acquired or natural.
Hilda, once more and in a higher degree, realized the miraculous human power to make experience out of nothing.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The fact alleged, then, is miraculous and important, and the evidence in proof of such a fact should be overwhelmingly strong.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Joan was calmer now, and her mother had put on some warmer, and less miraculous, garments.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Miss Anne went on to talk of Jean, a miraculous infant of infinite graces and accomplishments.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke