Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of wondrous.

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

  • adjective Same as wondrous.

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  • adjective Wondrous.

Etymologies

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wonder +‎ -ous

Examples

  • Our friends continue to amaze and shower the Poopster in gifts- Sexy Artist knitted fabulous booties, Leggy created a beautiful felt flower and hmmmm.... what should I call the wonderous Persians?

    Booties, Felt Flowers, Oh My....

  • Looking at the Age of Exploration, and how it ushered in both science (in its modern form), and imperialism of the worst sort (read: Conquistadors, Dutch East India Company, British Empire, and our good old American "military advisors"), it is clear that there is a flip side to the kind of wonderous mentality I have talked about in previous posts.

    Why Scrooge McDuck is better than Bill Gates

  • Looking at the Age of Exploration, and how it ushered in both science (in its modern form), and imperialism of the worst sort (read: Conquistadors, Dutch East India Company, British Empire, and our good old American "military advisors"), it is clear that there is a flip side to the kind of wonderous mentality I have talked about in previous posts.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • All the wonderous things that I saw, all the adventures I made.

    A question of questions.

  • Envision Cappuccino de Foie Gras et Truffles de l'Ete paired with the rich and dense arrangement of Arcade Fire's cover of Pupee de Cire, Poupes de Son -- such a wonderous and decadent play on all five senses.

    Emily Cohen: Je T'aime Sir Gainsbourg

  • The “rounding” (1,000) followed by the doubling (2,000) made me think of all those wonderous multiplications noted in the Haggadah.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » A Thought on American Jewish Demography

  • Keitel is hilarious and a sort of co-moral center along with Lancaster and the wonderous Geraldine Page.

    Buffalo Bill! The thrill of my life to have invented you!

  • My kids are young and have not even began to touch the wonderous joys in the outdoors.

    A question of questions.

  • You have a wonderous family Scott, not sure about the friends though – the barking child troubled me.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The party is harty…

  • Envision Cappuccino de Foie Gras et Truffles de l'Ete paired with the rich and dense arrangement of Arcade Fire's cover of Pupee de Cire, Poupes de Son -- such a wonderous and decadent play on all five senses.

    Emily Cohen: Je T'aime Sir Gainsbourg

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