Definition of miraculous in English:

miraculous

Line breaks: mi¦racu|lous
Pronunciation: /mɪˈrakjʊləs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

miraculously

adverb
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  • He saw comrades cut down around him and endured innumerable sufferings in the trenches but miraculously survived.
  • Iraqi oil is miraculously cheap to pump out of the ground, costing about a dollar a barrel.
  • My sense of gratitude to God, of being miraculously restored to life is still fresh.

miraculousness

noun
More example sentences
  • But contradiction is no doubt an inseparable part of the human condition, and that suffices as a source of miraculousness.
  • Were we suddenly able to fly at will or read minds or travel back in time - ah, how we would marvel at the miraculousness of it all!
  • The two stopped for a minute to reflect upon the miraculousness of the whole situation.

Origin

late Middle English: from French miraculeux or medieval Latin miraculosus, from Latin miraculum (see miracle).

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