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wonderful

[ wuhn-der-fuhl ]
/ ˈwʌn dər fəl /
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adjective

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.

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Origin of wonderful

before 1100; Middle English; Old English wundorful (see wonder, -ful); cognate with German wundervoll

OTHER WORDS FROM wonderful

won·der·ful·ly, adverbwon·der·ful·ness, nounun·won·der·ful, adjectiveun·won·der·ful·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for wonderful

wonderful
/ (ˈwʌndəfʊl) /

adjective

exciting a feeling of wonder; marvellous or strange
extremely fine; excellent

Derived forms of wonderful

wonderfully, adverbwonderfulness, noun
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