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Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source - a Sower of Dreams - just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

Meaning of "wondrous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WONDROUS

wondrous  [ˈwʌndrəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WONDROUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wondrous can act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES WONDROUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wondrous in the English dictionary

The definition of wondrous in the dictionary is exciting wonder; marvellous.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WONDROUS


anandrous
ænˈændrəs
Andros
ˈændrəs
Chondrus
ˈkɒndrəs
decandrous
dɛˈkændrəs
diandrous
daɪˈændrəs
enneandrous
ˌɛnɪˈændrəs
foundress
ˈfaʊndrəs
gynandrous
dʒaɪˈnændrəs
heptandrous
hepˈtændrəs
hexandrous
hɛksˈændrəs
meandrous
ˈmɪændrəs
monandrous
mɒˈnændrəs
offendress
əˈfɛndrəs
pentandrous
pɛnˈtændrəs
polyandrous
ˌpɒlɪˈændrəs
protandrous
prəʊˈtændrəs
splendorous
ˈsplɛndrəs
tetrandrous
tɛˈtrændrəs
thundrous
ˈθʌndrəs
triandrous
traɪˈændrəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WONDROUS

wonder boy
wonder drug
wonder girl
wonder-worker
wonder-working
wonderer
wonderful
wonderfully
wonderfulness
wondering
wonderingly
wonderkid
wonderland
wonderless
wonderment
wondermonger
wonderstruck
wonderwork
wondrously
wondrousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WONDROUS

adventurous
anhydrous
dangerous
disastrous
dodecandrous
enhydrous
ferrous
generous
glamorous
glamourous
humorous
hydrous
misandrous
numerous
octandrous
porous
proterandrous
rigorous
synandrous
vigorous

Synonyms and antonyms of wondrous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WONDROUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wondrous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wondrous

Translation of «wondrous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WONDROUS

Find out the translation of wondrous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wondrous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wondrous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不可思议的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

majestuoso
570 millions of speakers

English

wondrous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चमत्कारिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عجيب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

чудесный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espantoso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিস্ময়কর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

extraordinaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Luar biasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wundersam
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

魅惑的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

경이로운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apik banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kinh dị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வியத்தகு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चमत्कारिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fevkalade
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

straordinario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cudowny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чудесний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

minunat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θαυμαστό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wonders
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wondrous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wondrous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wondrous

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDROUS»

The term «wondrous» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.245 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WONDROUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wondrous

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10 QUOTES WITH «WONDROUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word wondrous.
1
James Beattie
Some deemed him wondrous wise, and some believed him mad.
2
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source - a Sower of Dreams - just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true.
3
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.
4
Luther Burbank
In the span of my own lifetime I observed such wondrous progress in plant evolution that I look forward optimistically to a healthy, happy world as soon as its children are taught the principles of simple and rational living.
5
Thomas Carlyle
Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance - the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen.
6
Gordon Cooper
Father, we thank you, especially for letting me fly this flight - for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created.
7
Brian Greene
String theory has the potential to show that all of the wondrous happenings in the universe - from the frantic dance of subatomic quarks to the stately waltz of orbiting binary stars; from the primordial fireball of the big bang to the majestic swirl of heavenly galaxies - are reflections of one, grand physical principle, one master equation.
8
David Harsanyi
For Philistines like me, the mysteries of Washington can be both perplexing and wondrous.
9
Jan Karon
I grew up hearing words like snakeroot, sassafras, mullein - things that had wondrous, mysterious sounds in their names.
10
Bill Keller
Everything is accessible to everyone all the time, and I think there are wondrous things to treasure with what the Internet has made available to journalists. But I think it's also had some effects that are less pleasant. It has chipped away at a sense of privacy and secrecy.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WONDROUS»

Discover the use of wondrous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wondrous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Rendered with uncommon warmth and humour, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is a literary triumph, that confirms Junot Díaz as one of the most exciting writers of our time.
Junot Diaz, 2008
2
This Odd and Wondrous Calling: The Public and Private Lives ...
This Odd and Wondrous Calling offers something different: a book both honest about the challenges of the vocation and reflective of its joy from two people still pastoring. / Anecdotal and extremely readable, this book covers a diversity of ...
Lillian Daniel, Martin B. Copenhaver, 2009
3
Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould
And finally, he takes a detailed look at the extraordinary phenomenon of the posthumous “life” that Gould and his work have enjoyed. From the Hardcover edition.
Kevin Bazzana, 2010
4
Wondrous Difference: Cinema, Anthropology, and ...
In this carefully crafted volume, Michael Kort describes the wartime circumstances and thinking that form the context for the decision to use these weapons, surveys the major debates related to that decision, and provides a comprehensive ...
Alison Griffiths, 2013
5
De Urbanisten and the Wondrous Water Square
This is the story of a smart idea: the water square. It is a story about the city and about rain. Worldwide, the frequency and severity of rainfall is becoming more extreme.
Florian Boer, Jens Jorritsma, Dirk van Peijpe, 2010
6
The Superior Person's Second Book of Weird and Wondrous Words
Gathers a wide range of definitions for precise but neglected words chosen to enrich one's vocabulary and insult one's adversaries
Peter Bowler, 1992
7
Wondrous Wizards
This enchanting collection will cast a spell over colorists of all ages! Thirty mystical scenes crackle with awe and wonder -- and, of course, flowing robes, pointed hats, and crystal balls.
Marty Noble, 2007
8
The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate ...
Featuring work by such contemporary luminaries as Lisa Congdon, Jen Corace, Neil Farber, Susie Ghahremani, Jeremyville, and many more, this is a work of scientific and artistic exploration to pique the interest of both the intellectually ...
Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman, Jenny Volvovski, 2012
9
A Wondrous Journey: A Small Book with Big Lessons
Sometimes something special happens when two people meet - the result of such a meeting is in your hands. ” —Darlene Gudrie Butts, Author and Motivational Speaker
Martha MacGuffie, 2010
10
Wondrous Strange
Kelley Winslow is living her dream.
Lesley Livingston, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WONDROUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wondrous is used in the context of the following news items.
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A wondrous new space for worship in London
But what struck me most of all is the recently refurbished and redecorated Lady Chapel, which provides London with a wondrous new space for worship. «Catholic Herald Online, Jul 15»
2
Wondrous World Cup montages, Wimbledon memories and …
Mario Kempes of Argentina celebrates scoring a goal in the 1978 World Cup final. One of the many collected in a brilliant montage. Photograph: Getty Images. «The Guardian, Jun 15»
3
Aladdin and his Wondrous Lamp: ex-footballer Beau Ryan nervous …
Beau Ryan can handle a ball. As one of the regular faces of Channel 9's The Footy Show, the former Cronulla Sharks and Wests Tigers winger has also shown ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 15»
4
Modi is building on India's wondrous trading past
Last week's historic accord with Bangladesh erased a dispute as old as Kashmir while nudging the subcontinent towards a common market.Trade and ... «Economic Times, Jun 15»
5
The brief, wondrous life of the DVD
The people who brought DVDs into the world could never even agree on what the letters should stand for. It was initially suggested by some that they should ... «A.V. Club Milwaukee, Jun 15»
6
In 'Wondrous Boccaccio,' 14th Century Tales of Love and Humor
For their latest, Wondrous Boccaccio, which screened in New York at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Tavianis adapted five stories from The Decameron, ... «Voice of America, Apr 15»
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'Wondrous Boccaccio' Review: 2015 Tribeca Film Falls Flat
Wondrous Boccaccio,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Monday, is loosely based on Giovanni Boccaccio's classic “The Decameron.” The Paolo ... «International Business Times, Apr 15»
8
Beau Ryan: From footy to a role in Aladdin and His Wondrous Lamp
Produced by Bonnie Lythgoe, Aladdin and His Wondrous Lamp also stars Prinnie Stevens, Jono Coleman, Jessica Rowe, Ian 'Dicko' Dickson and Lauren Brant. «The Daily Telegraph, Apr 15»
9
Breakthrough Movie Reveals Wondrous Underwater World
Like his father, world-renowned undersea explorer and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau, Jean-Michel Cousteau has spent a lifetime exploring the oceans. «Voice of America, Apr 15»
10
Film Review: 'Wondrous Boccaccio'
A bland, straightforward adaptation of Boccaccio's 'Decameron,' lacking the bawdy subversion of the book or earlier cinematic versions. «Variety, Apr 15»

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