Associations to the word «Wan»


WAN, adjective. Pale, sickly-looking.
WAN, adjective. Dim, faint.
WAN, adjective. Bland, uninterested.
WAN, noun. The quality of being wan; wanness.
WAN, verb. (obsolete) simple past tense and past participle of win
WAN, noun. (networking) Acronym of wide area network.

Dictionary definition

WAN, noun. A computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network.
WAN, verb. Become pale and sickly.
WAN, adjective. (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".
WAN, adjective. Abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress; "the pallid face of the invalid"; "her wan face suddenly flushed".
WAN, adjective. Lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness; "a wan smile".

Wise words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
Arabian Proverb