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1 wonder

The feeling aroused by something strange and surprising.

synoniemen: admiration, wonderment.

Roget 870: wonder, marvel; astonishment, amazement, wonderment, bewilderment; amazedness etc. adj.; admiration, awe; stupor, stupefaction; stound, ... meer laten zien

Roget 508: inexpectation, non-expectation; false expectation etc. (disappointment) 509; miscalculation etc. 481.    surprise, sudden burst, thunderclap, blow, shock, ... meer laten zien

Roget 872: prodigy, phenomenon; wonder, wonderment; marvel, miracle; monster etc. (unconformity) 83; curiosity, lion, sight, spectacle; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: verwondering



2 wonder

Something that causes feelings of wonder:
— The wonders of modern science.

synoniem: marvel.

Nederlands: wonder

3 wonder

A state in which you want to learn more about something.

synoniem: curiosity.

Roget 83: nonconformity etc. 82; unconformity, disconformity; unconventionality, informality, abnormity, abnormality, anomaly; anomalousness etc. adj.; exception, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: curiositeit, nieuwsgierigheid
Pools: ciekawość

werkwoord

1 wonder

Have a wish or desire to know something:
— He wondered who had built this beautiful church.

synoniemen: enquire, inquire.

Roget 519: be unintelligible etc. adj.; require explanation etc. 522; have a doubtful meaning, pass comprehension.    render unintelligible etc. adj.; conceal etc. 528; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: afvragen

2 wonder

Place in doubt or express doubtful speculation:
— I wonder whether this was the right thing to do.
— She wondered whether it would snow tonight.

synoniem: question.

3 wonder

Be amazed at.

synoniem: marvel.

Roget 870: wonder, marvel, admire; be surprised etc. adj.; start; stare; open one's eyes, rub one's eyes, turn up one's eyes; gloar; gape, open one's mouth, ... meer laten zien


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: admiration, agonize over, amaze, amazement, assailability, astonishing thing, astonishment, awe, be amazed, be astonished, be at sea, be innocent of, be uncertain, beat about, bewilderment, concern, coquet with, curiosity, cynosure, dabble ... meer laten zien.

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