View synonyms for wonderfully


[ wuhn-der-fuh-lee, -der-flee ]


  1. in a way or to a degree that is excellent, great, truly satisfying, etc.:

    There's nothing cheap about doing your own carpentry anymore, but this project turned out wonderfully.

  2. in a way or to a degree that arouses wonder or amazement; astonishingly:

    For a first novel by such a young author, it shows wonderfully vivid powers of description and characterization.

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  • un·won·der·ful·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of wonderfully1

First recorded in 1250–1300; wonderful ( def ) + -ly ( def )

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Example Sentences

Mainly this is a wonderful place if you are seeking an LGBTQ enclave away from city life.

The LGBTQ Community in DallasDallas is a city that offers many wonderful resources, support services, and network-building opportunities to the LGBTQ community.

While it’s wonderful to imagine drinking from your favorite water bottle on the top of Mount Rainier someday, you’ll be much better served if you purchase one that will bring you the best drinking experience today.

It’s wonderful when the BRT makes a statement like they did last summer that they care about stakeholders.

From Fortune

So, let’s not lose sight of the various wonderful sounds the city does have.

Los Angeles was wonderfully exotic; a polyglot mix of Aztec, Incan, Mayan and New World scents and sounds.

It's a wonderfully playful, zesty turn that sees the 30-year-old dominate every scene he's in.

And that, in the end, is why this great raucous, raunchy, wonderfully readable novel is, really, quite unforgettable.

Then something wonderfully awful happened to help Roth complete his own libidinous opus.

As Samuel Johnson said, “when a man knows he is to be hanged … it concentrates his mind wonderfully.”

She chatted freely, discoursed on almost every topic, and during it all he saw what a wonderfully courageous woman she was.

So had he stopped there it would have been wonderfully well; but he had to go floundering innocently on.

As if within her bonny smile and unshrinking friendliness he beheld something new and wonderfully beautiful.

He was wonderfully quick in overtaking his fellow-pupils, and at six could read French and German fluently.

Considering its age, it is in a wonderfully good state of preservation, the original roof still being intact.


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