wondrous

[ wuhn-druh s ]
/ ˈwʌn drəs /

adjective

wonderful; remarkable.

adverb

Archaic. wonderfully; remarkably.

RELATED WORDS

Origin of wondrous

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

Related forms

won·drous·ly, adverbwon·drous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wondrously

wondrous

/ (ˈwʌndrəs) archaic, or literary /

adjective

exciting wonder; marvellous

adverb

(intensifier)it is wondrous cold

Derived Forms

wondrously, adverbwondrousness, noun
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