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 wonder wonder

noun

  • ( ) the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising  ( wonderment, admiration, wonder )
    the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
  • ( ) a state in which you want to learn more about something  ( wonder, curiosity )
    a state in which you want to learn more about something
  • ( ) something that causes feelings of wonder  ( marvel, wonder )
    something that causes feelings of wonder
     the wonders of modern science
    the wonders of modern science
  • verb

  • ( ) have a wish or desire to know something  ( enquire, inquire, wonder )
    have a wish or desire to know something
     He wondered who had built this beautiful church
    He wondered who had built this beautiful church
  • ( ) place in doubt or express doubtful speculation  ( question, wonder )
    place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
     I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
    I wonder whether this was the right thing to do
     she wondered whether it would snow tonight
    she wondered whether it would snow tonight
  • ( ) be amazed at  ( wonder, marvel )
    be amazed at
     We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities
    We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities


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