Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a strange or wonderful manner or degree.

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  • adverb In a wondrous manner.

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  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well

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Examples

  • Nor was he contented with an indication of a mere look of wisdom: he actually burst out into a laugh -- an expression wondrously unsuited to the gravity of the subject.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIII

  • No, I think wonder is an adverb here 'wondrously'.

    languagehat.com: IN FORME OF SPECHE.

  • Up to a point, a few actually do, but most are just kind of wondrously useless.

    I'm A Stranger Here Myself

  • What is being done at the Young at Art Festival is a wondrously effective effort by many public school teachers and hundreds of students to make sure that the arts remain a vital part of San Francisco's educational excellence.

    Terence Clarke: Young At Art in San Francisco

  • What is being done at the Young at Art Festival is a wondrously effective effort by many public school teachers and hundreds of students to make sure that the arts remain a vital part of San Francisco's educational excellence.

    Terence Clarke: Young At Art in San Francisco

  • But it is also a heartbreaking portrait of marriage and the mysteries that endure even in lives lived side by side; a wondrously evocative historical panorama; and, above all, a masterly, unforgettable novel from one of our finest storytellers.

    Private Life by Jane Smiley: Book summary

  • What is being done at the Young at Art Festival is a wondrously effective effort by many public school teachers and hundreds of students to make sure that the arts remain a vital part of San Francisco's educational excellence.

    Terence Clarke: Young At Art in San Francisco

  • What is being done at the Young at Art Festival is a wondrously effective effort by many public school teachers and hundreds of students to make sure that the arts remain a vital part of San Francisco's educational excellence.

    Terence Clarke: Young At Art in San Francisco

  • What is being done at the Young at Art Festival is a wondrously effective effort by many public school teachers and hundreds of students to make sure that the arts remain a vital part of San Francisco's educational excellence.

    Terence Clarke: Young At Art in San Francisco

  • What is being done at the Young at Art Festival is a wondrously effective effort by many public school teachers and hundreds of students to make sure that the arts remain a vital part of San Francisco's educational excellence.

    Terence Clarke: Young At Art in San Francisco

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