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See definition of wondering on Dictionary.com
  • adj.marveling
  • adj.inquisitive

synonyms for wondering

  • awestruck
  • admiring
  • awed
  • fascinated
  • wonderstruck
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How to use wondering in a sentence

That’s when people started calling one another around City Hall with higher-pitched voices than usual wondering just how serious this was going to get.
POLITICS REPORT: WHY THE RECALL FAILEDSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSJUNE 5, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The pressure of earnings reports and meetings, Zoom or otherwise, leave no room for the sort of expansive wondering that lies at the heart of all genuine breakthroughs.
THE BUSINESS ADVICE SOCRATES WOULD GIVE IF HE WROTE A MANAGEMENT BOOK TODAYJAKEMETHAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
While Benjy sat contemplating this creature, and wondering what was to be the end of it all, a bright idea occurred to him.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The latter gentleman was wondering whether he had fallen into a dream that he should wake up from in the morning.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
In fact, just then, Bob was wondering what new trick he could teach Squinty the next day.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Alice had been wondering what had detained her so long, and by the time she arrived had become very much alarmed.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
I hung the receiver up again, wondering what business could fetch Jack Bridges round at that time of the evening to see me.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
She had just come to forty-nine, and was wondering if she might remind the fairy father of his duty, when the door opened.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
But she had experienced an hour of mixed emotions in which a confused and wondering sense of defeat was paramount.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Women pitied him, and gazed at him tenderly, wondering if a man could look like that for anything save the loss of a sweetheart.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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WORDS RELATED TO WONDERING

  • apprehensive
  • cagey
  • careful
  • cautious
  • doubtful
  • green-eyed
  • in doubt
  • incredulous
  • jealous
  • leery
  • mistrustful
  • not born yesterday on the lookout
  • questioning
  • quizzical
  • skeptical
  • suspect
  • suspecting
  • unbelieving
  • uptight
  • wary
  • watchful
  • without belief
  • without faith
  • wondering
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