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Great vs. Wonderful

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  • Great (adjective)

    Relatively large in scale, size, extent, number (i. e. having many parts or members) or duration (i. e. relatively long); very big.

    "A great storm is approaching our shores."

    "a great assembly"

    "a great wait"

  • Great (adjective)

    Of larger size or more importance than others of its kind.

    "the great auk"

  • Great (adjective)

    Involving more generations than the word qualified implies (from 1510s). [see Derived terms]

    "great-grandfather"

  • Great (adjective)

    Pregnant; large with young; full of.

    "great with child"

    "great with hope"

  • Great (adjective)

    Intimate; familiar.

  • Great (adjective)

    Extreme or more than usual.

    "great worry"

  • Great (adjective)

    Of significant importance or consequence; important.

    "a great decision"

  • Great (adjective)

    Arising from or possessing superior; commanding; heroic; illustrious; eminent.

    "a great deed"

    "a great nature"

    "a great history"

  • Great (adjective)

    Impressive or striking.

    "a great show of wealth"

  • Great (adjective)

    Much in use; favoured.

    "Poetry was a great convention of the Romantic era."

  • Great (adjective)

    Endowed with extraordinary powers; of exceptional talents or achievements; uncommonly gifted; able to accomplish vast results; remarkable; strong; powerful; mighty; noble.

    "a great hero, scholar, genius, philosopher, writer etc."

  • Great (adjective)

    Title referring to an important leader.

    "Alexander the Great"

  • Great (adjective)

    Doing or active or enthusiastic.

    "What a great buffoon!"

    "He's not a great one for reading."

    "a great walker"

  • Great (adjective)

    Skilful or adroit.

    "a great carpenter"

    "You are great at singing."

  • Great (adjective)

    Very good; excellent; wonderful; fantastic (from 1848).

    "Dinner was great."

  • Great (adjective)

    Intensifying a word or expression, used in mild oaths.

    "a dirty great smack in the face"

    "Great Scott!"

  • Great (interjection)

    Expression of gladness and content about something.

    "Great! Thanks for the wonderful work."

  • Great (interjection)

    sarcastic inversion thereof.

    "Oh, great! I just dumped all 500 sheets of the manuscript all over and now I have to put them back in order."

  • Great (noun)

    A person of major significance, accomplishment or acclaim.

    "Newton and Einstein are two of the greats of the history of science."

  • Great (noun)

    The main division in a pipe organ, usually the loudest division.

  • Great (adverb)

    very well in a very satisfactory manner

    "Those mechanical colored pencils work great because they don't have to be sharpened."

  • Wonderful (adjective)

    Tending to excite wonder; surprising, extraordinary.

  • Wonderful (adjective)

    Surprisingly excellent; very good or admirable, extremely impressive.

    "They served a wonderful six-course meal."

  • Wonderful (adverb)

    Exceedingly, to a great extent.

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  • Great (adjective)

    Large in space; of much size; big; immense; enormous; expanded; - opposed to small and little; as, a great house, ship, farm, plain, distance, length.

  • Great (adjective)

    Large in number; numerous; as, a great company, multitude, series, etc.

  • Great (adjective)

    Long continued; lengthened in duration; prolonged in time; as, a great while; a great interval.

  • Great (adjective)

    Superior; admirable; commanding; - applied to thoughts, actions, and feelings.

  • Great (adjective)

    Endowed with extraordinary powers; uncommonly gifted; able to accomplish vast results; strong; powerful; mighty; noble; as, a great hero, scholar, genius, philosopher, etc.

  • Great (adjective)

    Holding a chief position; elevated: lofty: eminent; distinguished; foremost; principal; as, great men; the great seal; the great marshal, etc.

  • Great (adjective)

    Entitled to earnest consideration; weighty; important; as, a great argument, truth, or principle.

  • Great (adjective)

    Pregnant; big (with young).

  • Great (adjective)

    More than ordinary in degree; very considerable in degree; as, to use great caution; to be in great pain.

  • Great (adjective)

    Older, younger, or more remote, by single generation; - often used before grand to indicate one degree more remote in the direct line of descent; as, great-grandfather (a grandfather's or a grandmother's father), great-grandson, etc.

  • Great (noun)

    The whole; the gross; as, a contract to build a ship by the great.

  • Wonderful (adjective)

    Adapted to excite wonder or admiration; surprising; strange; astonishing.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Great (adjective)

    relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind;

    "a great juicy steak"

    "a great multitude"

    "the great auk"

    "a great old oak"

    "a great ocean liner"

    "a great delay"

  • Great (adjective)

    more than usual;

    "great expectations"

    "great worry"

  • Great (adjective)

    (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation;

    "our distinguished professor"

    "an eminent scholar"

    "a great statesman"

  • Great (adjective)

    of major significance or importance;

    "a great work of art"

    "Einstein was one of the outstanding figures of the 20th century"

  • Great (adjective)

    remarkable or out of the ordinary in degree or magnitude or effect;

    "a great crisis"

    "had a great stake in the outcome"

  • Great (adjective)

    very good;

    "he did a bully job"

    "a neat sports car"

    "had a great time at the party"

    "you look simply smashing"

  • Great (adjective)

    uppercase;

    "capital A"

    "great A"

    "many medieval manuscripts are in majuscule script"

  • Great (adjective)

    marked by active interest and enthusiasm;

    "an avid sports fan"

    "a great walker"

    "an eager beaver"

  • Great (adjective)

    in an advanced stage of pregnancy;

    "was big with child"

    "was great with child"

  • Wonderful (adjective)

    extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers;

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"

    "the film was fantastic!"

    "a howling success"

    "a marvelous collection of rare books"

    "had a rattling conversation about politics"

    "a tremendous achievement"

Princeton's WordNet

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