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Definitions of marvelous:

  1.   Marvelously. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Marvelousness. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3.   Causing wonder; scarcely to be believed; incredible. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for marvelous:

  1. It's a marvelous feeling when someone says 'I want to do this song of yours' because they've connected to it. That's what I'm after. – Mary Chapin Carpenter
  2. When I read the script, I liked the script very much and I thought it was a marvelous part for her, because I think it is a change of pace. I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy. – Albert Finney
  3. Walt had a marvelous intuition. And because he understood people very well, liked them and had great respect for people, there was nothing cynical about Walt. – John Hench
  4. What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil. – Norman Mailer
  5. I said I didn't want to spend most of my life in Holidays Inns, but I've checked and they've all been redecorated. They're marvelous places to stay and I've thought it over and that's where I'd like to be. – Walter F. Mondale

Usage examples for marvelous:

  1. How I wish the marvelous things he said were like them! ” – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  2. But when that marvelous place burst upon me, I forgot Hortense. ” – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  3. Mention has already been made of All- Fools' Day, 1861. Several marvelous things took place on that day. ” – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  4. Her attention was particularly devoted to the pictures in which your daughter appeared, owing to the stories her sister told her about Miss Morton's marvelous salary, her beauty, the ease with which she had become famous. ” – The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks
  5. “ Magellan saw the significance of his marvelous voyage, and his soul glowed with gratitude to Heaven. ” – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth
  6. The Magian alone dared to offer me deeds, and he succeeded wonderfully; he is a marvelous man!" ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. We can imagine no higher ideal; and marvelous to say, here was the ideal realized. ” – Joy in Service; Forgetting, and Pressing Onward; Until the Day Dawn by George Tybout Purves
  8. Again, no student of the Arts of Engineering could ever forget himself to the point of claiming his accomplishments, no matter how marvelous all to himself. ” – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  9. It was a marvelous set in many ways. ” – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  10. As for the girls, they had hardly realized the dangers of the ride, so absorbed were they in the marvelous scenery. ” – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes