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wondrous

[ wuhn-druhs ]
/ ˈwʌn drəs /
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adjective
adverb
Archaic. wonderfully; remarkably.
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Origin of wondrous

1490–1500; metathetic variant of Middle English wonders (genitive of wonder) wonderful; cognate with German Wunders; spelling conformed to -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM wondrous

won·drous·ly, adverbwon·drous·ness, noun
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How to use wondrous in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for wondrous

wondrous
/ (ˈwʌndrəs) archaic, or literary /

adjective
exciting wonder; marvellous
adverb
(intensifier)it is wondrous cold

Derived forms of wondrous

wondrously, adverbwondrousness, noun
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