Origin of wonted
Synonyms for wonted
verb (used with object), wont, wont or wont·ed, wont·ing.
verb (used without object), wont, wont or wont·ed, wont·ing.
Origin of wont
Synonyms for wont
Antonyms for wont
Related Words for wontedaccustomed, common, conventional, customary, familiar, habitual, regular, typical, habituated
Examples from the Web for wonted
Historical Examples of wonted
Besides, it was not very substantial, and failed to keep up their wonted strength.Brave and Bold
But after this brief display of energy the Spartans relapsed into their wonted torpor.Stories from Thucydides
H. L. Havell
Janzen was at last emerging from his wonted frigidity and mysteriousness.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
And now she saw her home again with more than wonted delight.
Let the crisis be favourable, and resume your wonted energy.
Word Origin for wont
"accustomed, usual," c.1400, past participle adjective from wont. An unconscious double past participle.
"accustomed," Old English wunod, past participle of wunian "to dwell, be accustomed," from Proto-Germanic *wun- "to be content, to rejoice" (cf. Old Saxon wunon, Old Frisian wonia "to dwell, remain, be used to," Old High German wonen, German wohnen "to dwell;" related to Old English winnan, gewinnan "to win" (see win) and to wean. The noun meaning "habitual usage, custom" is attested from c.1300.