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Verb: wonder  wún-du(r)
  1. Have a wish or desire to know something
    "He wondered who had built this beautiful church";
    - inquire, enquire [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Place in doubt or express doubtful speculation
    "she wondered whether it would snow tonight"; "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do";
    - question
     
  3. Be amazed at
    - marvel
Noun: wonder  wún-du(r)
  1. The feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    - wonderment, admiration
     
  2. Something that causes feelings of wonder
    "the wonders of modern science";
    - marvel
     
  3. A state in which you want to learn more about something
    - curiosity

Derived forms: wonders, wondered, wondering

Type of: amazement, astonishment, chew over, cognitive state, contemplate, excogitate, happening, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, natural event, occurrence, occurrent, ponder, query, question, react, reflect, reply, respond, ruminate, speculate, state of mind, think over

Encyclopedia: Wonder, Oregon