excellent; great; marvelous: We all had a wonderful weekend.
of a sort that causes or arouses wonder; amazing; astonishing: The storm was wonderful to behold.
- won·der·ful·ly, adverb
- won·der·ful·ness, noun
- un·won·der·ful, adjective
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How to use wonderful in a sentence
I love England so much and there are wonderful, wonderful people there.Tan France Goes Deep on Racism and When He Almost Quit ‘Queer Eye’ | Eugene Robinson | September 3, 2020 | Ozy
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It was so wonderful and somewhat of an education to see as many shows as we did.
It is a wonderful thing to learn about, a terrible thing to learn from.Just Because It’s Natural Doesn’t Mean It’s Good - Issue 89: The Dark Side | David P. Barash | August 19, 2020 | Nautilus
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You would drink it, then “take a little nap and after that you feel wonderful,” according to a press agent.
And there are few songs more wonderful to hear her sing than “All I Want for Christmas Is You.”The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More | Kevin Fallon | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The interval between possession and hell was short,” he says, “though I admit it was wonderful.
He once remarked to me that “Henry Fonda turns in the same performance year after year and the critics always call it wonderful.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The only Lena I know of is Lena Horne, a wonderful performer, who is not involved in any flaps, and who is also dead.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham | P. J. O’Rourke | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So it commands the other sciences in all the wonderful and hidden things of nature and art (pp. 510-511).The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) | Henry Osborn Taylor
Hasten the time, and remember the end, that they may declare thy wonderful works.
The works of God are exceedingly glorious and wonderful: no man is able sufficiently to praise him.
There are great and wonderful works: a variety of beasts, and of all living things, and the monstrous creatures of whales.
Next morning Judy shouted that there was a rat in the nursery, and thus he forgot to tell her the wonderful news.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for wonderful
exciting a feeling of wonder; marvellous or strange
extremely fine; excellent
- wonderfully, adverb
- wonderfulness, noun
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