Dictionary.com

wanion

[ won-yuhn ]
/ ˈwɒn yən /
Save This Word!

noun Archaic.
curse; vengeance.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use wanion in a sentence

  • 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
FEEDBACK