Sentence for wan | Use wan in a sentence

Sentences with wan in them. The sentences below are ordered by length from shorter and easier to longer and more complex. They use wan in a sentence, providing visitors a sentence for wan.

  • He looked very wan in his great armchair. (8)
  • The wan moon had slipped out into the darkness. (8)
  • The wan remains of a little bit of fur lay round her throat. (8)
  • Suddenly, across the wan grass the shadow of the pine-trunk moved. (8)
  • He had touched her when he took that cosy wan velvet-eyed thing off her! (8)
  • His wan and weather-beaten face had placed ten years upon his shoulders. (18)
  • He could feel no order in the lift and lap of the wan waters round his limbs. (8)
  • In the field, a wan huddle in the blackness, the dismantled sheep lay under a holly hedge. (8)
  • The vision of the truthfulness of her nature threw a celestial wan beam on her guilty destiny. (10)
  • She is pale, as if wan with living; her eyes like pitch against the powdery whiteness of her face. (8)
  • She wore the wan smile he had seen, As the flow of the river of Sleep, On the mouth of the Shadow-Queen. (10)
  • They lay, like the reflection of leaves which, fluttering free in the sweet winds, let fall to the earth wan resemblances. (8)
  • It was very sad to see the slight thin frame grasped by those wan hands to contain the violence of the frenzy that possessed her! (10)

Also see sentences for: blanched, ghastly, pale, pallid.

Definition of wan:

  • wan, won, adj. faint: wanting colour: pale and sickly: languid: gloomy, dark. | v.i. to become wan. | adv. wan’ly. | n. wan’ness. | adj. wan’nish, somewhat wan. (0) | wan, wan, old pa.t. of win_.(0)

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