- 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.
Origin of wonderful
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Examples from the Web for wonderfully
Los Angeles was wonderfully exotic; a polyglot mix of Aztec, Incan, Mayan and New World scents and sounds.The Liberal Case Against Illegal Immigration
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It's a wonderfully playful, zesty turn that sees the 30-year-old dominate every scene he's in.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory
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And that, in the end, is why this great raucous, raunchy, wonderfully readable novel is, really, quite unforgettable.Newsweek Takedown From Beyond the Grave: Michael Hastings’s Fiction Tells the Truth
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He shimmies, he shakes, he waves his arms, his eyes bug out of his head—all in the service of some wonderfully breezy pop ditties.SXSW Breakout Musical Acts: London Grammar, Chance the Rapper, Jungle, and More
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Willa is a wonderfully smart and funny and perceptive and engaging little kid.My Daughter Is Bossy—But Don’t Call Her That
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He is wonderfully altered from when we saw him first in that office.Life in London
And though the truth may be inconvenient, it's wonderfully sweet!The Bacillus of Beauty
And not only that, but he is a wonderfully handsome young man, and so rich!The Dream
Well, he must have been wonderfully strong in his arms, to be sure.Tanglewood Tales
Seriously, Belinda, is it my fancy, or is not Clarence wonderfully changed?Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
- exciting a feeling of wonder; marvellous or strange
- extremely fine; excellent
Word Origin and History for wonderfully
late Old English wunderfull (see wonder). Related: Wonderfully.