bewonder

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Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ wonder. Compare Dutch bewonderen (to admire), German bewundern (to admire).

Verb[edit]

bewonder (third-person singular simple present bewonders, present participle bewondering, simple past and past participle bewondered)

  1. (archaic, transitive) To wonder about; wonder over; wonder at; regard wonderingly; admire.
  2. (archaic, transitive) To fill with wonder or admiration; amaze.
    • 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, X, xvii:
      The other seeing his astonishment,
      How he bewonder'd was, and how he far'd...

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Verb[edit]

bewonder

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bewonderen
  2. imperative of bewonderen