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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: wont¦ed
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.