Definition of Marvelous

1. Adjective. Extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers. "A tremendous achievement"




2. Adjective. Too improbable to admit of belief. "A tall story"
Exact synonyms: Improbable, Marvellous, Tall
Similar to: Incredible, Unbelievable
Derivative terms: Improbableness

3. Adjective. Being or having the character of a miracle.
Exact synonyms: Marvellous, Miraculous
Similar to: Supernatural
Derivative terms: Marvel, Marvel, Miracle

Definition of Marvelous

1. a. Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.

Definition of Marvelous

1. Adjective. Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marvelous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marvelous

marvel
marvel-of-Peru
marveled
marvelest
marveleth
marveling
marvelled
marveller
marvellest
marvelleth
marvelling
marvellous
marvellously
marvellousness
marvelment
marvelous (current term)
marvelously
marvelousness
marvelousnesses
marvels
marver
marvered
marvering
marvers
marvy
marxisms
mary-bud
marybud
marybuds
maryjane

Literary usage of Marvelous

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1. Spanish Papers by Washington Irving (1883)
"Story of the marvelous and Portentous Tower. ... None but light and inconsiderate minds," continues the good friar, " do hastily reject the marvelous. ..."

2. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"Capacity of the Organ, Six Thousand Voices.—Ease with which it is Performed.—marvelous Lights and Shades of Tone — First Exposition to the Public. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In all these the figures were composed of pieces of colored glass combined with marvelous skill and taste. The work of shading and making so-called ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"THE marvelous RICHES OF PRESTER JOHN From < The Adventures ' IN THE Land of Prester John be many divers Things and many precious Stones, so great and so ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"But the missionaries of the various denominations went forward with the work until marvelous success crowned their labors among the " Five Civilized Tribes ..."

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