Definitions for WANwɒn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wide area network, WAN(adj)

    a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

  2. pale, pallid, wan, sick(adj)

    (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

    "the pale light of a half moon"; "a pale sun"; "the late afternoon light coming through the el tracks fell in pale oblongs on the street"; "a pallid sky"; "the pale (or wan) stars"; "the wan light of dawn"

  3. pale, pallid, wan(adj)

    abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

    "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed"

  4. wan(verb)

    lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness

    "a wan smile"

  5. wan(verb)

    become pale and sickly

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wan

    won

  2. Wan(adj)

    having a pale or sickly hue; languid of look; pale; pallid

  3. Wan(noun)

    the quality of being wan; wanness

  4. Wan(verb)

    to grow wan; to become pale or sickly in looks

  5. Wan

    of Win

  6. Origin: [AS. wann, wonn, wan, won, dark, lurid, livid, perhaps originally, worn out by toil, from winnan to labor, strive. See Win.]

Freebase

  1. Wan, Virginia

    Wan is an unincorporated community in Gloucester County, in the U. S. state of Virginia.

Anagrams of WAN »

  1. awn, NWA


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