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
before 1100; Middle English; Old English wundorfulRelated formswon·der·ful·ly, adverbwon·der·ful·ness, nounun·won·der·ful, adjectiveun·won·der·ful·ly, adverb
); cognate with German wundervoll
Synonyms for wonderful
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Examples from the Web for wonderfulness
Historical Examples of wonderfulness
That was the intolerable thing—his wonderfulness, his damned wonderfulness.
No words can describe your wonderfulness, so I send you my heart instead.
But it was Audrey who most deeply had the sense of the wonderfulness of the thing.
The drive across the wonderfulness of the moor was a soothing thing.
Americans are a great people, but disagree with their wonderfulness.
British Dictionary definitions for wonderfulness
Derived Formswonderfully, adverbwonderfulness, noun
exciting a feeling of wonder; marvellous or strange
extremely fine; excellent
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Word Origin and History for wonderfulness
late Old English wunderfull (see wonder). Related: Wonderfully.
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