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[won-yuh n] /ˈwɒn yən/
noun, Archaic.
curse; vengeance.
Origin of wanion
1540-50; alteration of waniand, Middle English: present participle of wanien to wane (see -ing2), from the phrase in the waniand (mone) in the time of the waning (moon), i.e., in an unlucky hour Unabridged
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  • O Ppt, I remember your reprimanding me for meddling in other people's affairs: I have enough of it now, with a wanion.

    The Journal to Stella Jonathan Swift

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