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ˈwɛs li, ˈwɛz-Wes·ley

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  1. Wesley, Charles Wesleynoun

    English clergyman and brother of John Wesley who wrote many hymns (1707-1788)

  2. Wesley, John Wesleynoun

    English clergyman and founder of Methodism (1703-1791)


  1. Wesleynoun

    A habitational surname.

    Etymology: Several places in England, from Old English west ("west") + lēah ("wood, clearing") .

  2. Wesleynoun

    John Wesley, founder of Methodism.

    Etymology: Several places in England, from Old English west ("west") + lēah ("wood, clearing") .

  3. Wesleynoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname, of 18th century and later usage, today often without any religious connotations.

    Etymology: Several places in England, from Old English west ("west") + lēah ("wood, clearing") .


  1. Wesley

    Wesley is a city in Kossuth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 390 at the 2010 census.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wesley in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wesley in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Wesley in a Sentence

  1. Robert Jeffress:

    Methodist parishioners who believe the Bible is the word of God ought to demand that their denomination cut off any support to Duke, i think John Wesley would be turning over in his grave. This is certainly not the Methodism of John Wesley – a faith that was firmly founded on the Bible.

  2. Wesley Black:

    When I signed Wesley Black name on the contract at 18.

  3. Morris Chestnut:

    When I came up, I think really the only black male lead was Denzel Washington, right before we came out with' Boyz n the Hood,' Wesley Snipes was in' New Jack City.' But now I'm looking at everybody. There's Samuel Jackson, Denzel, Idris Elba, Michael B. Jordan. There's a lot of people out there now.

  4. Thomas Kidd:

    No matter if John Wesley or someone else came up with a wise saying - if it sounds proverbish, people figure it must come from the Bible.

  5. Bianca (Mae Whitman) movie written by Kody Keplinger:

    you used to make me so upset, but now I just feel bad for you. Yeah, I'm somebody's DUFF. Guess what, so are you. So is everybody. There's always gonna be somebody prettier or more talented or richer than you, but it shouldn't affect how you see yourself. You label everybody to try to keep them down, but you end up missing out on all this great stuff around you. You have Wesley, and you treat him like he's stupid, but he isn't. And people don't like him because he's with you. They like him because he's, like, an amazing guy. Look, I like myself. I wouldn't wanna be anybody else. And I realize now that none of this matters to me. But it does to you. It's your dream. And I totally support that. Just don't tear me down for not giving a shit about your labels, because in the end, they're meaningless.

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  • lenny_p
    Wesley is also the name of a north eastern town in the Commonwealth of Dominica
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a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
  • A. tranquillity
  • B. humility
  • C. scrutiny
  • D. witness

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