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Synonyms for wonder
ˈwʌn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wonder, wonderment, admiration(noun)

    the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

    Synonyms:
    esteem, curiosity, marvel, wonderment, admiration, appreciation

  2. wonder, marvel(noun)

    something that causes feelings of wonder

    "the wonders of modern science"

    Synonyms:
    curiosity, marvel, wonderment, admiration

  3. curiosity, wonder(verb)

    a state in which you want to learn more about something

    Synonyms:
    peculiarity, oddment, curiosity, wonderment, marvel, curio, oddity, admiration, rarity

  4. wonder, inquire, enquire(verb)

    have a wish or desire to know something

    "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"

    Synonyms:
    inquire, ask, marvel, investigate, question, enquire

  5. wonder, question(verb)

    place in doubt or express doubtful speculation

    "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"

    Synonyms:
    inquire, interrogate, enquire, call into question, query, marvel, question, oppugn, interview

  6. wonder, marvel(verb)

    be amazed at

    "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"

    Synonyms:
    inquire, marvel, question, enquire

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wonder

    In the old sense of wonder, admire is practically obsolete; the word now expresses a delight and approval, in which the element of wonder unconsciously mingles. We admire beauty in nature and art, delight in the innocent happiness of children, enjoy books or society, a walk or a dinner. We approve what is excellent, applaud heroic deeds, esteem the good, love our friends. We honor and respect noble character wherever found; we revere and venerate it in the aged. We extol the goodness and adore the majesty and power of God.

    Synonyms:
    admire, adore, applaud, approve, delight in, enjoy, esteem, esteem, extol, honor, love, respect, revere, venerate

    Antonyms:
    abhor, abominate, contemn, despise, detest, dislike, execrate, hate, ridicule, scorn

    Preposition:
    Admire at may still very rarely be found in the old sense of wonder at.

Editors Contribution

  1. ponder

    to think about.

    i wondered what was on her mind.

    Submitted by JP03 on April 12, 2015  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wonder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    astonishment, amazement, surprise, bewilderment, ADMIRATION

  2. wonder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    prodigy, marvel, miracle, portent

  3. wonder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    curiosity, phenomenon, spectacle, rarity, sight

  4. wonder(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    marvel, be surprised, be amazed, be struck with wonder, be taken aback, stand agog, look blank, open one's eyes, open one's mouth

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wonder(n)

    Synonyms:
    surprise, astonishment, amazement, awe, phenomenon, miracle, prodigy, marvel, rarity

  2. wonder(v)

    Synonyms:
    marvel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wonder":

    miracle, ask, surprise, merveille

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Wonder":

    Wonder Schneider

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How to use wonder in a sentence?

  1. Jimmy Kimmel:

    I mean, you've so famously and so powerfully said George( W.) Bush doesn't care about black people, it makes me wonder, what makes you think that President Donald Trump does... or any people at all ?

  2. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    I speak trench town- past, present, and those to come. babylon system said-can anything good come out of trench town? we proved them wrong, very wrong!! I wonder what they are saying now.

  3. Kazuko Yoshida:

    I wonder why the company was targeted, why those people had to be caught up in this. It sounds like the man who did it wanted to die, if he wanted to die he should have died alone, why did he have to involve other people? He is a terrible person.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I often hear people debating about the glass half-full or half-empty, and I wonder whether they would ever notice a full pitcher sitting right next to that half-full or half-empty glass. In real world, Life offers you millions of wonderful opportunities besides what you already have - sometimes even bigger and better than you have ever dreamt before....just like a full pitcher right around the corner. It's savvy, IMHO, to grab the full pitcher that can fill up your glass several times over, instead of worrying about half-full or half-empty glass that you are holding. So be smart, find that full pitcher, seize it as quickly as you can, and then enjoy the party!

  5. Daisy Bates:

    From without, no wonderful effect is wrought within ourselves, unless some interior, responding wonder meets it.

Images & Illustrations of wonder

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