Synonyms for wonder

Synonyms for (noun) wonder

Synonyms: curiosity, wonder

Definition: a state in which you want to learn more about something

Similar words: cognitive state, state of mind

Definition: the state of a person's cognitive processes


Synonyms: marvel, wonder

Definition: something that causes feelings of wonder

Usage: the wonders of modern science

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens


Synonyms: admiration, wonder, wonderment

Definition: the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising

Similar words: amazement, astonishment

Definition: the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising

Usage: he looked at me in astonishment

Synonyms for (verb) wonder

Synonyms: enquire, wonder, inquire

Definition: have a wish or desire to know something

Usage: He wondered who had built this beautiful church

Similar words: query, question

Definition: pose a question


Synonyms: question, wonder

Definition: place in doubt or express doubtful speculation

Usage: I wonder whether this was the right thing to do; she wondered whether it would snow tonight

Similar words: chew over, reflect, ponder, think over, speculate, ruminate, mull, mull over, muse, excogitate, contemplate, meditate

Definition: reflect deeply on a subject

Usage: I mulled over the events of the afternoon; philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years; The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate


Synonyms: wonder, marvel

Definition: be amazed at

Usage: We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities

Similar words: respond, react

Definition: show a response or a reaction to something