Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wonder

3 senses of wonder

Sense 1
wonder, wonderment, admiration -- (the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising)
       => astonishment, amazement -- (the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising; "he looked at me in astonishment")

Sense 2
wonder, marvel -- (something that causes feelings of wonder; "the wonders of modern science")
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 3
curiosity, wonder -- (a state in which you want to learn more about something)
       => cognitive state, state of mind -- (the state of a person's cognitive processes)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wonder

3 senses of wonder

Sense 1
wonder, inquire, enquire -- (have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church")
       => question, query -- (pose a question)

Sense 2
wonder, question -- (place in doubt or express doubtful speculation; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"; "she wondered whether it would snow tonight")
       => chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate -- (reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate")

Sense 3
wonder, marvel -- (be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities")
       => react, respond -- (show a response or a reaction to something)

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