- a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar；a thing or a quality of something that causes wonder
- desire to know something; feel curious；used to express a polite question or request
verb: wonder, 3rd person present: wonders, gerund or present participle: wondering, past tense: wondered, past participle: wondered
noun: wonder, plural noun: wonders
- 1. a feeling of amazement and admiration, caused by something beautiful, remarkable, or unfamiliar he observed the intricacy of the ironwork with the wonder of a child 同義詞
- ▪ a thing or a quality of something that causes wonder have you ever explored the wonders of a coral reef? Athens was a place of wonder and beauty 同義詞
- 2. a person or thing regarded as very good, remarkable, or effective we all eat cakes from Gisella—she's a wonder you're all a bunch of gutless wonders!
- ▪ having remarkable properties or abilities a wonder drug
- 3. a surprising event or situation it is a wonder that losses are not much greater
- 1. desire to know something; feel curious how many times have I written that, I wonder? I can't help wondering how Georgina's feeling 同義詞
- ▪ used to express a polite question or request I wonder whether you have thought more about it?
- 2. feel doubt even hereditary peers are inclined to wonder about the legitimacy of the place
- 3. feel admiration and amazement; marvel people stood by and wondered at such bravery 同義詞
- ▪ feel surprise if I feel compassion for her, it is not to be wondered at 同義詞