Origin of wonderful
Examples from the Web for wonderful
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|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|DAILY BEAST
The Best Comedy and Best Actor in a Comedy (Jeffrey Tambor) mentions aren't just wonderful.15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More|Kevin Fallon|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My grandmother was horrified, she really wanted me to lead a wonderful life,” Vreeland says now.
Or, rather, it is wonderful that you should have imagined Manon into that face.
Adair then narrated the wonderful way in which he and Tom had been preserved.The Three Commanders|W.H.G. Kingston
Indeed, some of his inventions have been so wonderful that he might be accredited with supernatural powers.Hidden Treasures|Harry A. Lewis
It is a record of adventure, travel, and description, so wonderful that for years it was doubted and its accuracy disbelieved.A History of the Philippines|David P. Barrows
The wonderful duck was not to be distinguished from any live duck.
British Dictionary definitions for wonderful
Word Origin and History for wonderful
late Old English wunderfull (see wonder). Related: Wonderfully.