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Definition of Wonder

Wonder

  1. That emotion which is excited by novelty, or the presentation to the sight or mind of something new, unusual, strange, great, extraordinary, or not well understood; surprise; astonishment; admiration; amazement.
  2. A cause of wonder; that which excites surprise; a strange thing; a prodigy; a miracle.
  3. To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel.
  4. To feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind; as, he wondered why they came.
  5. Wonderful.
  6. Wonderfully.

Wonder Quotations

Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Stephen Hawking

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. - Jacques Yves Cousteau
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Jacques Yves Cousteau

Wisdom begins in wonder. - Socrates
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Socrates

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder. - Ralph W. Sockman
The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.
Ralph W. Sockman

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. - Neil Armstrong
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
Neil Armstrong
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Wonder Translations

wonder in Afrikaans is verbaas hom
wonder in Danish is undre sig
wonder in Dutch is zich verbazen, zich verwonderen
wonder in German is Verwunderung, Wunder
wonder in Latin is miror, admiratio
wonder in Portuguese is maravilha
wonder in Spanish is maravilla, preguntar
wonder in Swedish is under, undra, underverk
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