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Synonyms for wondering

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquisitive, speculative, questioning, wondering(a)adjective

    showing curiosity

    "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow"


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wondering":

    asking, request

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  1. Andreas Gal:

    When I was denied the right to an attorney, I was wondering,' Do they have the right to do this ? To accuse me of a crime and deny me of an attorney ?' i've left the US probably a hundred times for work. I have no idea what caused me to be pulled over. I have traveled all my life and have never been asked more than,' What's your name ?' ' Where are you coming from ?'.

  2. Mary RobinsonFor Robinson:

    They know( their kids) have entered this new at-risk category, so they're wondering' What do I do ?' so, we say,' Here's simple ways to listen that help kids open up and here are ways to be a role model for how to cope.'.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Wondering why it feels always good to be more cautious while dealing with a person who uses the words like 'YOU KNOW' more in own language and it has most often helped to remain safe.

  4. Fox News:

    It’s a complete 180 from their typical bail policies, it leaves the public amid an awful crime spree shaking their heads and wondering what’s going on.

  5. Chris Drew:

    There will be support from the guys willing to take a longer term view. Others who are wondering whether we're at the bottom might take a bit longer.

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