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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Won·der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wondered p. pr. & vb. n. Wondering.]
 1. To be affected with surprise or admiration; to be struck with astonishment; to be amazed; to marvel.
    I could not sufficiently wonder at the intrepidity of these diminutive mortals.   --Swift.
    We cease to wonder at what we understand.   --Johnson.
 2. To feel doubt and curiosity; to wait with uncertain expectation; to query in the mind; as, he wondered why they came.
 I wonder, in my soul,
 What you would ask me, that I should deny.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light
            post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative
            eyebrow" [syn: inquisitive, speculative, questioning,