[ UK /wˈɒntɪd/ ]
  1. commonly used or practiced; usual
    took his customary morning walk
    his accustomed thoroughness
    his habitual comment
    with her wonted candor
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How To Use wonted In A Sentence

  • Relaxing, in amusement at her unwonted altruism of motive, she had drawn her moleskin coat more closely around her, and settled back to wait the other woman's pleasure in returning to the bright warmth that the pale-orange ribbon of light, wavering upon the swaying platform, harbingered. Undesirables
  • Perhaps if he hadn't looked so unwontedly silly, then he would have been able to keep it down, but instead he snorted.
  • Worsted in this war of love Shiva punished the mischievous god of love Madana for aiding that maiden by causing springtime to appear on the scene before its wonted time.
  • The opening door woke Roger, startled Patrick and gave the cat an unwonted and sudden attack of conscience. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE
  • Leinsdorf shows unwonted impetuosity in his approach to tempos, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, while not consistently as refined as it could be, plays the music tautly.
  • Under this head, too, may be included those cases wherein an ordinarily spicate inflorescence becomes paniculate owing to the branching of the axis and the formation of an unwonted number of secondary buds. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • And now, gentlemen," said Clifford, as soon as the revellers had provided themselves with their wonted luxuries, potatory and fumous, "let us hear your adventures, and rejoice our eyes with their produce. Paul Clifford — Volume 04
  • To this cfFcdl recalling the wonted fcrenity cf hi-s countenance, which lie liad tor tome time loft, ar, d taking him by the hand, with a de - portment vviiully pallionate i Pharamond; or, The history of France. A fam'd romance in twelve parts; the whole work never before Englished;
  • He watches Rebecca watch the protectiveness they show for each other, unwonted. THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE
  • = -- The term phyllomania has been vaguely applied both to the production of an unwonted number of leaves and to their development in unusual situations. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
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