wonder [wuhn-der] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Synonyms:||admire, be astonished, be awestruck, be confounded, be dumbstruck, be fascinated, be flabbergasted, be startled, be taken aback, boggle, gape, gawk, look aghast, marvel, stare|
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Synonyms:||admire, beam*, bore*, contemplate, eye*, eyeball, gape, gawk, gaze open-mouthed, get a load of, get an eyeful, glare, gloat, inspect, lamp, look, look fixedly, moon*, observe, ogle, peek, peep, peer, pin, pipe, regard, rivet the eyes on, ru, rubber|
|Category:||4. Contemplative Affections|
wonder, marvel, admire; be surprised; start; stare; open one's eyes, rub one's eyes, turn up one's eyes; gloar; gape, open one's mouth, hold one's breath; look aghast, stand aghast, stand agog; look blank (disappointment); tomber des nues; not believe one's eyes, not believe one's ears, not believe one's senses., not be able to account for (unintelligible); not know whether one stands on one's head or one's heels., surprise, astonish, amaze, astound; dumfound, dumfounder; startle, dazzle; daze; strike, strike with wonder, strike with awe; electrify; stun, stupefy, petrify, confound, bewilder, flabbergast, stagger, throw on one's beam ends, fascinate, turn the head, take away one's breath, strike dumb; make one's hair stand on end, make one's tongue cleave to the roof of one's mouth; make one stare., take by surprise (be unexpected)., be wonderful; beggar description, beggar the imagination, baffle description; stagger belief.
surprised; aghast, all agog, breathless, agape; open-mouthed; awestruck, thunderstruck, moonstruck, planet-struck; spellbound; lost in amazement, lost in wonder, lost in astonishment; struck all of a heap, unable to believe one's senses, like a duck ion thunder., wonderful, wondrous; surprising; unexpected; unheard of; mysterious (inexplicable); miraculous. indescribable, inexpressible, ineffable; unutterable, unspeakable., monstrous, prodigious, stupendous, marvelous; inconceivable, incredible; inimaginable, unimaginable; strange (uncommon); passing strange., striking; overwhelming; wonder-working.
wonderfully; fearfully; for a wonder, in the name of wonder; strange to say; mirabile dictu, mirabile visu; to one's great surprise., with wonder, with gaping mouth; with open eyes, with upturned eyes.
vox faucibus haesit; one's hair standing on end.
|Antonyms:||expectance (absence of wonder)|
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