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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English merveilous, from Old French merveillus, from Latin mīrābilis, From Vulgar Latin mīrāre (to admire, stare, look at) + -ābilis (able, worthy of being).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɑɹvələs/
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AdjectiveEdit

marvelous (comparative more marvelous, superlative most marvelous)

  1. (American spelling) Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful.
    I went to a marvelous party last week.

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