Synonyms of wonder


1. wonder, wonderment, admiration, astonishment, amazement

usage: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

2. wonder, marvel, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event

usage: something that causes feelings of wonder; "the wonders of modern science"

3. curiosity, wonder, cognitive state, state of mind

usage: a state in which you want to learn more about something


1. wonder, inquire, enquire, question, query

usage: have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"

2. wonder, question, chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate

usage: place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"

3. wonder, marvel, react, respond

usage: be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"

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Definition and meaning of wonder (Dictionary)