Then the wonders, that she had seen o'ernight, aroused her soul to all its wonted energy.
But after this brief display of energy the Spartans relapsed into their wonted torpor.
The stamp act was repealed in the year following its enactment, and for the moment trade resumed its wonted course.
Let the crisis be favourable, and resume your wonted energy.
Then, his term of exile being ended, he returned to heaven, and there resumed his wonted duties.
He banged the table with his fist, and poured forth all his wonted abuse.
Has the soil forgot its wonted faith, and borne a different race of men from those who struggled eight long years for freedom?
"Ay is he safe," said she, resuming her wonted calmness in a second.
It hath been riven in pieces, burnt, and otherwise destroyed; but ever on the subsequent day it is seen filling its wonted place.
Of the assembled guests, too, few were in their wonted spirits.
"accustomed, usual," c.1400, past participle adjective from wont. An unconscious double past participle.
"accustomed," Old English wunod, past participle of wunian "to dwell, be accustomed," from Proto-Germanic *wun- "to be content, to rejoice" (cf. 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) and to wean. The noun meaning "habitual usage, custom" is attested from c.1300.