Definitions

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  • verb archaic Second-person singular simple present form of wonder.

Etymologies

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wonder +‎ -est

Examples

  • When an Infidel rises from the grave, a hideous figure meets him and says, Why wonderest thou at my loathsomeness?

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Perhaps thou wonderest what is the sum of the charges laid against me?

    Consolation of Philosophy

  • Thou thinkest then that Adam and Christ were both endued with all the perfection of which the human nature is capable; and therefore wonderest at what has been said concerning Solomon.

    Paradise. Canto XIII

  • P: And if thou wonderest, then wondrous is their saying: When we are dust, are we then forsooth (to be raised) in a new creation?

    Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side

  • Perhaps thou wonderest what is the sum of the charges laid against me?

    The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Thou wonderest at God's power and their obstinacy; but they mock at the arguments urged to convince them:

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • "Perhaps, Simon, thou wonderest within thyself, that since this hath been so lewd a woman, I should so much as suffer her to touch me: but I must tell thee that it is very evident, even from this obsequiousness of hers, and the good offices she hath done to me, that her sins are forgiven her: she could never have given these testimonies and fruits of her gratitude and devotion, if she had still remained in her guilt, and not been loosed form her sins."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • And this at which thou wonderest is Athene's work; she it is that maketh me now like to an old man and a beggar and now to a young man clad in rich raiment. "

    The Story of the Odyssey

  • Infidel rises from the grave, a hideous figure meets him and says, "Why wonderest thou at my loathsomeness?

    Arabian nights. English

  • Thou thinkest, then, that Adam and Christ were both endued with all the perfection of which the human nature is capable and therefore wonderest at what has been said concerning Solomon "v. 48.

    Divine Comedy, Cary's Translation, Complete

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