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wonder

 
Noun wonder has 3 senses
  1. wonder, wonderment, admiration - the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    --1 is a kind of astonishment, amazement
    --1 has particulars: awe
    Derived form: verb wonder3
  2. wonder, marvel - something that causes feelings of wonder; "the wonders of modern science"
    --2 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    Derived form: verb wonder3
  3. curiosity, wonder - a state in which you want to learn more about something
    --3 is a kind of cognitive state, state of mind
    --3 has particulars:
     desire to know, lust for learning, thirst for knowledge; interest, involvement; curiousness, inquisitiveness
    Derived form: verb wonder1
Verb wonder has 3 senses
  1. wonder, inquire, enquire - have a wish or desire to know something; "He wondered who had built this beautiful church"
    --1 is one way to question, query
    Derived forms: noun wonder3, noun wonderer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
  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"
    --2 is one way to chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate
    Sample sentence:
    They wonder whether there was a traffic accident
  3. wonder, marvel - be amazed at; "We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities"
    --3 is one way to react, respond
    Derived forms: noun wonderment1, noun wonder1, noun wonder2, noun wonderer2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue wonder over the results of the experiment
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