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unwish

[ uhn-wish ]
/ ʌnˈwɪʃ /
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verb (used with object)
to cease to wish for.
Obsolete. to wish away.
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Origin of unwish

First recorded in 1585–95; un-2 + wish
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How to use unwish in a sentence

  • It's plain enough that some one wished those papers on me, intending to unwish them in short order once we got across.

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  • This one shall balance all I've broken, for I'll never unwish it.'

British Dictionary definitions for unwish

unwish
/ (ʌnˈwɪʃ) /

verb (tr)
to retract or revoke (a wish)
to desire (something) not to be or take place
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