wonder n

OE wundor.

  1. Miracle; surprising event.
  2. Marvel; spectacle; amazing event; miraculous phenomena; astonishing occurrence.
  3. Musing; speculation; contemplation; reflection; meditation; consideration; awe mingled with curiosity.
  4. Surprise; unknown; strange; unfamiliar.

wonder [-ed, -ing] v

OE wundrian.

  1. Question; inquire; be puzzled.
  2. Speculate; consider; inquire; muse; conjecture; imagine; theorize; [fig.] notice an absence.