AskDefine | Define wonderment

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wonderment \Won"der*ment\, n. Surprise; astonishment; a wonderful appearance; a wonder. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] All the common sights they view, Their wonderment engage. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wonderment n : the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising [syn: wonder, admiration]



  1. a state of wonder, awe, surprise or astonishment
  2. a wonderful thing; a marvel
  3. a puzzle or curiosity
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