unwish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ wish

Verb[edit]

unwish (third-person singular simple present unwishes, present participle unwishing, simple past and past participle unwished)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To wish not to be; to destroy by wishing.
    • Shakespeare, Henry V, act IV, scene iii
      Now thou hast unwished five thousand men.