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English → English (gcide) Definition: The marvelous Marvelous \Mar"vel*ous\, a. [OE. merveillous, OF. merveillos, F. Merveilleux. See Marvel, n.] [Written also marvellous.] 1. Exciting wonder or surprise; astonishing; wonderful. [1913 Webster] This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. --Ps. cxiii. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Partaking of the character of miracle, or supernatural power; incredible; so improbable as to defy belief. [1913 Webster +PJC] The marvelous fable includes whatever is supernatural, and especially the machines of the gods. --Pope. [1913 Webster] The marvelous, that which exceeds natural power, or is preternatural; that which is wonderful; -- opposed to the probable . [1913 Webster] Syn: Wonderful; astonishing; surprising; strange; improbable; incredible. Usage: Marvelous, Wonderful. We speak of a thing as wonderful when it awakens our surprise and admiration; as marvelous when it is so much out of the ordinary course of things as to seem nearly or quite incredible. [1913 Webster]


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