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MIRACULOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does miraculous mean? 

MIRACULOUS (adjective)
  The adjective MIRACULOUS has 2 senses:

1. being or having the character of a miracle
2. peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention

  Familiarity information: MIRACULOUS used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MIRACULOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Being or having the character of a miracle

Synonyms:

miraculous; marvellous; marvelous

Similar:

supernatural (not existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws; not physical or material)


Sense 2miraculous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention

Synonyms:

heaven-sent; providential; miraculous

Context examples:

a heaven-sent rain saved the crops / a providential recovery

Similar:

fortunate (having unexpected good fortune)


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