- marvel used 11 times.
- marvelled used 23 times.
- marvellous used 24 times.
- marvellously used 3 times.
- marvels used once.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
M'ARVEL, noun [Latin mirabilis, wonderful, from miror; demiror, mora, delay, and perhaps morior; Eng. demur, etc.]
1. A wonder; that which arrests the attention and causes a person to stand or gaze, or to pause. [This word is nearly obsolete, or at least little used in elegant writings.]
2. Wonder; admiration.
Marvel of Peru, a plant of the genus Mirabilis.
M'ARVEL, verb intransitive To wonder. It expresses less than astonish or amaze. [Nearly obsolete.]
M'ARVELING, participle present tense Wondering.
1. Wonderful; strange; exciting wonder or some degree of surprise.
This is the Lord's doing; it is marvelous in our eyes. Psalms 118:1.
2. Surpassing credit; incredible.
3. The marvelous in writings, is that which exceeds natural power, or is preternatural; opposed to probable.
4. Formerly used adverbially for wonderfully, exceedingly.
M'ARVELOUSLY, adverb Wonderfully; strangely; in a manner to excite wonder or surprise.
M'ARVELOUSNESS, noun Wonderfulness; strangeness.