What is wonder?

  • (noun): A state in which you want to learn more about something.
    Synonyms: curiosity
    See also — Additional definitions below

Wonder

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Dies Natalis - Texts of Sung Movements - Wonder
... The skies in their magnificence The lovely, lively air, O how divine, how soft, how sweet, how fair! The stars did entertain my sense And all the works of God, so bright and pure, So rich and great, did seem, As if they ever must endure In my esteem ... A native health and innocence Within my bones did grow, And while my God did all His Glories show, I felt a vigour in my sense That was all Spirit ...

More definitions of "wonder":

  • (verb): Be amazed at.
    Synonyms: marvel
  • (verb): Place in doubt or express doubtful speculation.
    Example: "I wonder whether this was the right thing to do"
    Synonyms: question
  • (verb): Have a wish or desire to know something.
    Synonyms: inquire, enquire
  • (noun): Something that causes feelings of wonder.
    Synonyms: marvel

Famous quotes containing the word wonder:

    I know, it must have been my imagination, but it makes me realize how desperately alone the Earth is. Hanging in space like a speck of food floating in the ocean. Sooner or later to be swallowed up by some creature floating by.... Time will tell, Dr. Mason. We can only wait and wonder. Wonder how, wonder when.
    —Tom Graeff. Tom Graeff. Young astronomer, Teenagers from Outer Space, after just seeing the invading spaceship through his telescope, and dismissing it (1959)

    I know, it must have been my imagination, but it makes me realize how desperately alone the Earth is. Hanging in space like a speck of food floating in the ocean. Sooner or later to be swallowed up by some creature floating by.... Time will tell, Dr. Mason. We can only wait and wonder. Wonder how, wonder when.
    Tom Graeff. Young astronomer, Teenagers from Outer Space, after just seeing the invading spaceship through his telescope, and dismissing it (1959)