wonder

The Correct spelling is: wonder

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  • n.
      1. One that arouses awe, astonishment, surprise, or admiration; a marvel: “The decision of one age or country is a wonder to another” (John Stuart Mill).
      2. The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, astounding, or marvelous: gazed with wonder at the northern lights.
    1. An event inexplicable by the laws of nature; a miracle.
    2. A feeling of puzzlement or doubt.
    3. often Wonder A monumental human creation regarded with awe, especially one of seven monuments of the ancient world that appeared on various lists of late antiquity.

    v., -dered, -der·ing, -ders.

    v.intr.
      1. To have a feeling of awe or admiration; marvel: “She wondered at all the things civilization can teach a woman to endure” (Frances Newman).
      2. To have a feeling of surprise.
    1. To be filled with curiosity or doubt.
    v.tr.

    To feel curiosity or be in doubt about: wondered what happened.

    adj.
      1. Arousing awe or admiration.
      2. Wonderful.
    1. Far superior to anything formerly recognized or foreseen.
    idiom:

    for a wonder

    1. As a cause for surprise; surprisingly.

    [Middle English, from Old English wundor.]

    wonderer won'der·er n.

    SYNONYMS  wonder, marvel, miracle, phenomenon, prodigy, sensation. These nouns denote one that evokes amazement or admiration: saw the wonders of Paris; a marvel of modern technology; a miracle of culinary art; a phenomenon of medical science; a musical prodigy; the theatrical sensation of the season.


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