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Word of the Week: Part 18 📖🔍
Word: Marvelous 👍💯
Have you ever heard, read, or used the word marvelous? Do you know what this word means? ❓❓❓
There are two ways to write this word: marvelous (US English) 🇺🇸 and marvellous (British and Canadian English) 🇬🇧🇨🇦
So, what does this word actually mean?
According to Oxford Dictionary, the definition of marvelous is:
“extremely good; wonderful.”
Marvelous is the adjective form of the noun marvel, which most commonly means a thing that causes wonder. Marvelous can mean causing wonder, as well as improbable, but both of these senses are much less common than its primary meaning of “wonderful”.
Marvelous means wonderful, extraordinary, fabulous, superb, excellent. In this sense, it is often used to praise things like works of art and artistic performances.
As stated by Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the synonyms of marvelous are amazing, astonishing, astounding, awesome, awful, eye-opening, fabulous, miraculous, portentous, prodigious, staggering, stunning, stupendous, sublime, surprising, wonderful, and wondrous. The antonyms of marvelous are familiar, nonexotic, nonglamorous, plain-Jane, unexotic, unglamorous, and unromantic.
If you describe someone or something as marvellous, you are emphasizing that they are very good. 👏👏👏
The definition of marvelous is a surprising, amazing or very good person, thing or event. An example of a marvelous day is a beautiful sunny day. ☀
You can check out some examples of sentences using the word marvelous to understand the word more!
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