wonted


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wont·ed

 (wôn′tĭd, wōn′-, wŭn′-)
adj.
Accustomed; usual: striding along with her wonted purposefulness.

wont′ed·ly adv.

wonted

(ˈwəʊntɪd)
adj
1. (postpositive) accustomed or habituated (to doing something)
2. (prenominal) customary; usual: she is in her wonted place.

wont•ed

(ˈwɔn tɪd, ˈwoʊn-, ˈwʌn-)

adj.
1. wont.
2. customary, habitual, or usual.
[1375–1425]
wont′ed•ly, adv.
wont′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wonted - commonly used or practicedwonted - commonly used or practiced; usual; "his accustomed thoroughness"; "took his customary morning walk"; "his habitual comment"; "with her wonted candor"
usual - occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure; "grew the usual vegetables"; "the usual summer heat"; "came at the usual time"; "the child's usual bedtime"

wonted

adjective
Commonly practiced or used:
Translations

wonted

[ˈwəʊntɪd] ADJ (liter) → acostumbrado

wonted

adj (liter)gewohnt
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He then took his wonted station, with the air of a man who believed he had done a deed of merit.
At all events, Hepzibah had fully satisfied herself of the impossibility of ever becoming wonted to this peevishly obstreperous little bell.
So strangely did they meet in the dim wood that it was like the first encounter in the world beyond the grave of two spirits who had been intimately connected in their former life, but now stood coldly shuddering in mutual dread, as not yet familiar with their state, nor wonted to the companionship of disembodied beings.
Nor were the oarsmen quite idle, though their wonted duty was now altogether dispensed with.
Tom remarked, as the light of the moon fell upon Cassy's large, black eyes, that there was a wild and peculiar glare in them, unlike their wonted fixed despair.
Still the delay was not wholly unproductive, for it took all that time to get Sandy thoroughly wonted to the new thing, she being so close to it, you know.
A couple of trips made her wonted and easygoing at the work, and infatuated her with the stir and adventure and independence of steamboat life.
From less to more, I worked him up to considerable irritation; then, after he had retired, in dudgeon, quite to the other end of the room, I got up, and saying, "I wish you good-night, sir," in my natural and wonted respectful manner, I slipped out by the side-door and got away.
All these and more came flocking; but with looks Down cast and damp, yet such wherein appear'd Obscure som glimps of joy, to have found thir chief Not in despair, to have found themselves not lost In loss it self; which on his count'nance cast Like doubtful hue: but he his wonted pride Soon recollecting, with high words, that bore Semblance of worth not substance, gently rais'd Their fainted courage, and dispel'd their fears.
He shuddered and drew himself together; but, instantly summoning up his wonted resolution, he exclaimed, ``Who is there?
The student poet, Don Diego's son, who had come out with his mother to receive him, heard this exclamation, and both mother and son were filled with amazement at the extraordinary figure he presented; he, however, dismounting from Rocinante, advanced with great politeness to ask permission to kiss the lady's hand, while Don Diego said, "Senora, pray receive with your wonted kindness Senor Don Quixote of La Mancha, whom you see before you, a knight-errant, and the bravest and wisest in the world.
There comes a day at last, when, while the wonted Marriage Chorus goes forth from universal Lineland, the three far-off Lovers suddenly find themselves in exact harmony, and, before they are awake, the wedded Triplet is rapt vocally into a duplicate embrace; and Nature rejoices over one more marriage and over three more births.