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Meaning & Definition of Wan in English

English

Wan

/wɑn/

noun

1. A computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

    synonym:
  • wide area network
  • ,
  • WAN

verb

1. Become pale and sickly

    synonym:
  • wan

adjective

1. (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"
    synonym:
  • pale
  • ,
  • pallid
  • ,
  • wan
  • ,
  • sick

2. Abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

  • "The pallid face of the invalid"
  • "Her wan face suddenly flushed"
    synonym:
  • pale
  • ,
  • pallid
  • ,
  • wan

3. Lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness

  • "A wan smile"
    synonym:
  • wan