- n. 习惯；惯常活动
- adj. 习惯于
- vi. 习惯，惯常
- vt. 使习惯于
- wont: see wean
- wont (adj.)
- "accustomed," Middle English contraction of Old English wunod, past participle of wunian "to dwell, inhabit, exist; be accustomed, be used to," from Proto-Germanic *wunen "to be content, to rejoice" (cognates: Old Saxon wunon, Old Frisian wonia "to dwell, remain, be used to," Old High German wonen, German wohnen "to dwell;" related to Old English winnan, gewinnan "to win" (see win (v.)) and to wean; from PIE *wen- (1) "strive for, desire." The original meaning of the Germanic verbs was "be content, rejoice."
- wont (n.)
- "habitual usage, custom," c. 1400, from wont, adjective and verb.
- 1. Paul woke early, as was his wont.
- 2. He was wont to fall asleep after supper.
- 3. He went to bed much earlier than was his wont.
- 4. He was wont to say that children are lazy.
- 5. It is his wont to get up early.
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