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- adj. quite wan, quite pale
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Somewhat wan; of a pale hue.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Somewhat wan; of a pale hue.
And letters, where my tears have washed, a wannish white.
In the shop a single gas-light was burning its last, and this, with that near the pier, were the only two that I saw: and ghastly enough they looked, transparently wannish, and as it were ashamed, like blinking night-things overtaken by the glare of day.
Streams down each diamonded pane and blurs with tears the wannish day.
The moon turns the smoke into wannish clouds of white and yellow, which slowly rise, break, and disappear.