Synonyms for (noun) wan

Synonyms: wide area network, WAN

Definition: a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network

Similar words: computer network

Definition: (computer science) a network of computers

Synonyms for (verb) wan

Synonyms: wan

Definition: become pale and sickly

Similar words: sicken, come down

Definition: get sick

Usage: She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital

Synonyms for (adjective) wan

Synonyms: wan

Definition: lacking vitality as from weariness or illness or unhappiness

Usage: a wan smile

Similar words: unanimated

Definition: not animated or enlivened; dull


Synonyms: pale, pallid, wan

Definition: abnormally deficient in color as suggesting physical or emotional distress

Usage: the pallid face of the invalid; her wan face suddenly flushed

Similar words: colorless, colourless

Definition: weak in color; not colorful


Synonyms: pale, pallid, wan, sick

Definition: (of light) lacking in intensity or brightness; dim or feeble

Usage: 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

Similar words: weak

Definition: wanting in physical strength

Usage: a weak pillar