[ won-yuh n ]
/ ˈwɒn yən /

noun Archaic.

curse; vengeance.

Nearby words

  1. wangle,
  2. wanhal,
  3. wanhsien,
  4. wanigan,
  5. waning moon,
  6. wank,
  7. wankel,
  8. wankel engine,
  9. wanker,
  10. wankie

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

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Examples from the Web for wanion

  • 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