from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Astonishment, awe, or puzzlement.
  • noun Something that produces wonder; a marvel.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Surprise; astonishment.
  • noun Something wonderful; a wonderful appearance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Surprise; astonishment; a wonderful appearance; a wonder.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a state, arousal, or thing describable by wonder, strange, awe, surprise, marvel, or astonishment
  • noun a puzzle or curiosity

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising


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wonder +‎ -ment


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