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wanion

wan·ion
W w

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [won-yuh n]
    • /ˈwɒn yən/
    • /wˈaniən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [won-yuh n]
    • /ˈwɒn yən/

Definitions of wanion word

  • noun wanion curse; vengeance. 1
  • noun wanion The wane of the moon. 1
  • noun wanion vengeance 0
  • noun wanion bad luck; curse; plague 0

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Origin of wanion

First appearance:

before 1540
One of the 30% oldest English words
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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Parts of speech for Wanion

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wanion popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 53% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wanion usage trend in Literature

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