wonderment

[ wuhn-der-muh nt ]
/ ˈwʌn dər mənt /

noun

a cause or occasion of wonder.

Origin of wonderment

First recorded in 1525–35; wonder + -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for wonderment

wonderment

/ (ˈwʌndəmənt) /

noun

rapt surprise; awe
puzzled interest
something that excites wonder
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Word Origin and History for wonderment

wonderment


n.

1530s, from wonder (n.) + -ment.

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