Synonyms for marvelous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : mahr-vuh-luhs
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmɑr və ləs

Top 10 synonyms for marvelous Other synonyms for the word marvelous

Définition of marvelous

Origin :
  • c.1300, "causing wonder," from Old French merveillos "marvelous, wonderful" (Modern French merveilleux), from merveille (see marvel (n.)). Weakened sense of "splendid, very nice" is from 1924. Related: Marvelously.
  • adj hard to believe; amazing
  • adj superb, great
Example sentences :
  • But something had happened to K. that savored of the marvelous.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • On the ceiling of this marvelous hall he could see carved the stars of heaven.
  • Extract from : « Classic Myths » by Mary Catherine Judd
  • He did not see that the light in her marvelous eyes had grown very tender.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • "It is marvelous how affection can be concealed," I observed, with sarcasm.
  • Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The acrobatics which he performed with that defenceless consonant were marvelous.
  • Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It is marvelous that it should be a prodigy and at the same time common.
  • Extract from : « The Phantom World » by Augustin Calmet
  • His son would have all the marvelous things that filled the house.
  • Extract from : « Cost of Living » by Robert Sheckley
  • The heirs to the ancient culture were not yet ready for their marvelous heritage.
  • Extract from : « Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome » by Apicius
  • “It is marvelous that they do not all kill each other,” Jethro said.
  • Extract from : « The Cat of Bubastes » by G. A. Henty
  • The gradations and brilliancy of these feather pictures are said to have been marvelous.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou

Antonyms for marvelous

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