Definition of wonted in English:


Syllabification: wont·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈwôntid, ˈwōn-


Habitual; usual: the place had sunk back into its wonted quiet
More example sentences
  • I noticed he was dressed in formality that night, forgoing his wonted loud, showy colors I normally saw him in.
  • ‘He had been speaking with all his wonted force and vigour, brightness of idea and freshness of expression and courage,’ a reporter wrote.
  • The local artists will, as wonted, be given the opportunity to perform on the international stage in an effort to promote both the artistes and the island.


late Middle English: from wont.

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