Results for wonder

Definitions of wonder:

part of speech: noun

The state of mind produced by something new, unexpected, or extraordinary: a strange thing: a prodigy.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: noun

The state of mind produced by anything new or unexpected; astonishment; cause of surprise; prodigy.

part of speech: verb transitive

To be doubtful about; to wish to know.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To feel wonder: to be amazed ( with at).

part of speech: verb

To be struck with surprise or slight astonishment; to feel doubt and curiosity, as, " I wonder whether he will be in time".

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: verb intransitive

Be astonished at; to feel doubt and curiosity.

part of speech: noun

Surprise caused by something new, strange, or unexpected, which at the moment appears inexplicable; a word which expresses less emotion than astonishment, and greatly less than amazement; a thing which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle; in phren., a certain organ.

Usage examples for wonder:

  • Don't wonder at what? "Mary Wollaston", Henry Kitchell Webster
  • I wonder why, I wonder why? "Dear Brutus", J. M. Barrie
  • I wonder if he could help me? "The Willoughby Captains", Talbot Baines Reed
  • That is the wonder of it! "God's Good Man", Marie Corelli
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