verb (used without object), waned, wan·ing.
Origin of wane
Synonyms for wane
Related Words for unwaningperpetual, constant, around-the-clock, continuous, incessant, unending, ongoing, unbroken, uninterrupted, interminable, relentless, nonstop, endless, ceaseless, unceasing, unflagging, eternal, persistent, enduring, recurrent
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Historical Examples of unwaning
It is, after all is said, the masterpieces that bring the unwaning satisfaction.Chats on Japanese Prints
Arthur Davison Ficke
The unceasing stream of pilgrims to his home at Abbotsford is but one of many indications of his unwaning popularity.A Year in Europe
Walter W. Moore
But all the witcheries of that unwaning weather did not merely lend new spells and potencies to the outward world.Moby Dick; or The Whale
Word Origin for wane
Old English wanian "make or become smaller gradually," from Proto-Germanic *wanojanan (cf. Old Saxon wanon, Old Norse vana, Old Frisian wania, Middle Dutch waenen, Old High German wanon "to wane, to grow less"), from *wano- "lacking," from PIE *we-no-, from root *eue- "to leave, abandon, give out" (see vain). Related: Waned; waning; wanes.
see wax and wane.