• WordNet 3.6
    • n wonderer someone filled with admiration and awe; someone who wonders at something
    • n wonderer someone who is curious about something
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sliced bread was introduced under the Wonder Bread label in 1930.
    • n Wonderer One who wonders.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The "Sesame Street" characters Bert and Ernie were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the cab driver in Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Like."
    • n wonderer One who wonders.
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  • Diane Ackerman
    Diane Ackerman
    “Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is.”
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.”
  • Gioacchino Antonio Rossini
    Gioacchino Antonio Rossini
    “How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.”
  • Best of Bits and Pieces
    Best of Bits and Pieces
    “Praise does wonders for the sense of hearing.”
  • Cool Runnings Movie
    Cool Runnings Movie
    “A gold medal is a wonderful thing, but if you're not enough without the medal, you'll never be enough with it.”
  • Thomas Hardy
    “That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.”


In literature:

Our plans were ripening wonderfully.
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
It was so wonderful to her to be actually out here where were all sorts of queer things about which she had read and wondered.
"A Voice in the Wilderness" by Grace Livingston Hill
Then she wondered if Effie had brought the book.
"Christie Redfern's Troubles" by Margaret Robertson
Each often said that the other was `wonderful.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
The three of us, Mother, Garry and I, wandered and wondered for three days.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
A wonder if he isn't at home.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
By Jove, Anthony, that's the most wonderful little machine.
"Glory of Youth" by Temple Bailey
My whole childhood has been a wonderful one but I was too blind to see the wonder of it.
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
Nell wondered what was the matter, and was still wondering when there came a knock at the door.
"Nell, of Shorne Mills" by Charles Garvice
I was ass enough to wonder exceedingly at Mr Powell failing to notice the misapprehension.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
There was that crispness in the air which puts one to wondering if, after all, autumn is not the finest time of the year.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
No wonder, after the week's work you have had.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
I wonder if he ever thinks of them, wonder if he ever has told his wife.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
But this palled, and no wonder!
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
The two wonderful months were over.
"Sinister Street, vol. 1" by Compton Mackenzie
I wonder and wonder until I'm nearly crazed.
"Sinister Street, vol. 2" by Compton Mackenzie
I wonder how he got it first?
"The Wave" by Algernon Blackwood
I wonder, now; I wonder.
"The Man Who Rose Again" by Joseph Hocking
I wonder, I wonder from whom those plumes were borrowed?
"Miss Million's Maid" by Bertha Ruck
And I have wondered a little, Renee, if you would not rather be back there.
"A Little Girl in Old St. Louis" by Amanda Minnie Douglas

In poetry:

But still the Saviour tarried,
Within His father's home
And the nations wept and wondered why
The promised had not come.
"A Christmas Chant" by Abram Joseph Ryan
What worlds of wonder are our books!
As one opens them and looks,
New ideas and people rise
In our fancies and our eyes.
"Books" by Eleanor Farjeon
Attracted by the dreadful din,
His mistress came below--
Who, who can speak her wonderment--
Who, who can paint her woe!
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field
What wonder then if many laugh,
And wonder joy was dumb!
To friends in older lands with less
Our happy hearts say "Come."
"The Irish Emigrant. 1883" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
By such strange and wonderful ways
God would save His world again.
All our days are holy days,
Starry heroes all our men.
"The Heroes" by Katharine Tynan
Who thy wonders can express?
All thy thoughts are fathomless:
Lord, Thou art most great, most high!
God from all eternity!
"Thou Who Art Enthroned Above!" by George Sandys

In news:

But I believe this was all an act of Alfred Hitchcock 's, because he was a wonderful director of actors.
He elicited wonderful performances from any number of actors, which is why they loved working with him again and again.
However, the weather was wonderful and the event went well and was punctuated witha blue moon.
And with all-inclusive pricing, parents never need wonder 'How much will this cost'.
There are so many good and wonderful people in this town that it's worth living through the weather, the flatness and so on.
The 2012 Democratic National Convention was essentially a chant of Government, Government, Government, wonderful, holy, all-powerful Government.
Pioneers wondered what awaited them across the Alleghenies .
Ever wonder what happens while you're sleeping.
You might wonder how a handful of state legislative races got to be national news.
If you have wondered how you can't get through day and you have tried energy drinks or coffee and they just aren't doing it for you.
He wondered if it meant there would be no Latinos in the future.
The movie, "To the Wonder," is to be released in 2013.
Bartlesville -filmed Terrence Malick 'To the Wonder' movie to premier in Venice, then Toronto.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
VINNY BOTTINO says he has become convinced that his life is a lot like that of George Bailey in the movie "It's a Wonderful Life.".

In science:

We prove Manin’s conjecture concerning the distribution of rational points of bounded height, and its refinement by Peyre, for wonderful compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups over number fields.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
In this paper we consider wonderful compactifications of forms of such groups.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
Let X be the wonderful compactification of a semi-simple group G over F of adjoint type and L = (L, k · kv ) an ad`elical ly metrized line bund le such that its class [L] in the Picard group Pic(X ) of X is contained in the interior of the cone of effective divisors Λeff (X ) ⊂ Pic(X )R .
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
In Section 5 we review the construction of wonderful compactifications and their geometric properties.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
In this section we recall the constructions and basic geometric properties of wonderful compactifications.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
We now return to the case of nonsplit G and discuss the canonical F -structure on the wonderful compactification X of G as well as the corresponding Galois action on the boundary divisors Dα , for α ∈ ∆.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
Because of its relevance to the anticanonical class of the wonderful compactification (c.f.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
In this section we apply Theorem 8.8 to obtain a result regarding the number of rational points of bounded height on wonderful compactifications of the group G.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
It was proved by Pimsner () that C (X ) ⋊α Z can be embedded into an AF-algebra if and only if α is pseudonon-wondering.
Embedding Crossed Products into a Unital Simple AF-algebra
One can wonder whether a random perturbation creates a short path between the vertices by destroying most of them.
Beyond Hirsch Conjecture: walks on random polytopes and smoothed complexity of the simplex method
Shlesinger, On the wonderful world of random walks, in J.
Continuous time random walk and parametric subordination in fractional diffusion
One may wonder why we do not just redefine the simple current fie ld, as we did with M (3, 4), to remove S from f(z) f(w).
The Extended Algebra of the Minimal Models
Shlesinger, On the wonderful world of random walks, in: J.
Discrete random walk models for space-time fractional diffusion
One can wonder if the same results are still true when X is non-algebraic but we will see that this is not the case.
Automorphisms and autoequivalences of generic analytic K3 surfaces
One may wonder whether p(0) is always positive, irrespective the choice of e, Fπ , mπ .
The nucleon form-factors of the energy momentum tensor in the Skyrme model