miraculous

[ mi-rak-yuh-luhs ]
/ mɪˈræk yə ləs /

adjective

performed by or involving a supernatural power or agency: a miraculous cure.
of the nature of a miracle; marvelous.
having or seeming to have the power to work miracles: miraculous drugs.

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Origin of miraculous

1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin mīrāculōsus, equivalent to Latin mīrācul(um) miracle + -ōsus -ous

SYNONYMS FOR miraculous

2 extraordinary. Miraculous, preternatural, supernatural refer to that which seems to transcend the laws of nature. Miraculous refers to something that apparently contravenes known laws governing the universe: a miraculous success. Preternatural suggests the possession of supernormal qualities: Dogs have a preternatural sense of smell. It may also mean supernatural: Elves are preternatural beings. Supernatural suggests divine or superhuman properties: supernatural aid in battle.

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British Dictionary definitions for miraculously

miraculous
/ (mɪˈrækjʊləs) /

adjective

of, like, or caused by a miracle; marvellous
surprising
having the power to work miracles

Derived forms of miraculous

miraculously, adverbmiraculousness, noun
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