from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Accustomed; usual: striding along with her wonted purposefulness.
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- adj. Usual, customary, habitual, or accustomed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Accustomed; customary; usual.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Accustomed; made or having become familiar by using, frequenting, etc.
- Customary or familiar by being used, done, frequented, enjoined, experienced, or the like; usual.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. commonly used or practiced; usual
Again, however, did Donna Serafina intervene, recalling her wonted severity of voice: "Giacomo, you will please stay here."
A short and animated conversation with her lover, as the day began to wane, partially recalled her wonted cheerfulness, but when he was gone she relapsed into her former mood.
To this cfFcdl recalling the wonted fcrenity cf hi-s countenance, which lie liad tor tome time loft, ar, d taking him by the hand, with a de - portment vviiully pallionate i
'Yes, dear,' says I, 'put up his little hands to me kind of wonted'; an 'she turned a look on me like another creatur', so pleased an 'contented. "
But now, in the long absence of wonted delights, the keen yearning of his stomach was tickled hugely by the sharp, salty bacon.
Sometimes he did not hear what she was saying, or if he did, failed to respond in his wonted manner.
Hudson Bay blanket about her with a mock reverence more real than feigned, while Malemute Kid, whose arm she had taken, found it a severe trial to resume his wonted mentorship.
But the country did not recover with its wonted elasticity.
"Oh, I've had my troubles," Billy answered, speaking in his wonted slow way.
There was no tenseness in her body, her arms did not go around him, and her lips met his without their wonted pressure.