unwished

[uhn-wisht]

Origin of unwished

First recorded in 1575–85; un-1 + wish + -ed2

unwish

[uhn-wish]
verb (used with object)
  1. to cease to wish for.
  2. Obsolete. to wish away.

Origin of unwish

First recorded in 1585–95; un-2 + wish
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British Dictionary definitions for unwished

unwished

adjective
  1. not desired; unwelcome

unwish

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