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1. wonder

verb. ['ˈwʌndɝ'] have a wish or desire to know something.

Synonyms

  • inquire
  • question
  • query
  • request

Antonyms

  • non-involvement
  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • wonder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wundrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Wonder

  • misunder
  • plunder
  • klunder
  • grunder
  • blunder
  • asunder
  • wunder
  • thunder
  • sunder
  • lunder
  • gunder
  • funder
  • dundore
  • under

Example sentences of the word wonder


1. Verb, base form
You'll wonder how you ever lived without it.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Nevertheless, some guests wonder about gift-giving etiquette in this situation.

3. Noun, singular or mass
As you can tell, Delevingne decorates with a sense of fun and childlike wonder.

Quotes containing the word wonder


1. I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good or there because they're lucky.
- Katharine Hepburn

2. Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
- Plato

3. If golf wasn't enjoyable and there wasn't a lot of humor and enjoyment, even though the game is so frustrating, you would wonder why you put yourself through it.
- Ray Romano

2. wonder-struck

adjective. affected by or overcome with wonder.

Antonyms

  • unstudied

3. wonder

verb. ['ˈwʌndɝ'] place in doubt or express doubtful speculation.

Synonyms

  • reflect
  • ponder
  • question
  • think over
  • mull over
  • speculate
  • excogitate
  • scruple
  • contemplate
  • ruminate
  • muse
  • meditate
  • mull

Antonyms

  • nativeness
  • forfeit
  • disapproval
  • Anglophobia

Etymology

  • wonder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wundrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wonder

noun. ['ˈwʌndɝ'] the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.

Synonyms

  • astonishment
  • wonderment
  • awe
  • admiration

Antonyms

  • bore
  • uninteresting
  • interesting
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • wonder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wundrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wonder

noun. ['ˈwʌndɝ'] a state in which you want to learn more about something.

Synonyms

  • state of mind
  • cognitive state
  • interest
  • involvement
  • curiosity
  • desire to know
  • lust for learning
  • inquisitiveness
  • curiousness

Antonyms

  • hide
  • answer
  • certainty
  • divest

Etymology

  • wonder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wundrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wonder

noun. ['ˈwʌndɝ'] something that causes feelings of wonder.

Synonyms

  • occurrence
  • happening
  • marvel
  • natural event

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • unconsciousness
  • inwardness
  • consciousness

Etymology

  • wonder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wundrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wonder

verb. ['ˈwʌndɝ'] be amazed at.

Synonyms

  • react
  • marvel

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • disappearance
  • appearance

Etymology

  • wonder (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wundrian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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