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Definition of Wont

Wont

  1. Using or doing customarily; accustomed; habituated; used.
  2. Custom; habit; use; usage.
  3. of Wont
  4. of Wont
  5. To be accustomed or habituated; to be used.
  6. To accustom; -- used reflexively.

Wont Quotations

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.
Henry David Thoreau

The shift to a cleaner energy economy wont happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way. But the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact.
Barack Obama

A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
Rudyard Kipling

He had read much, if one considers his long life; but his contemplation was much more than his reading. He was wont to say that if he had read as much as other men he should have known no more than other men.
Isaac Asimov

Nature is wont to hide herself.
Heraclitus
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Wont Translations

wont in German is gewohnt
wont in Swedish is van

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