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unaccustomed

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adjective un·ac·cus·tomed \ˌən-ə-ˈkəs-təmd\

Simple Definition of unaccustomed

  • : not usual or common : not customary

  • : not familiar with something so that it does not seem normal or usual : not used to something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unaccustomed

  1. 1 :  not customary :  not usual or common

  2. 2 :  not habituated —usually used with to

unaccustomedly

play \-təmd-lē\ adverb

Examples of unaccustomed in a sentence

  1. They responded to our request with unaccustomed speed.

  2. <pampered youngsters who were unaccustomed to such hard work>



1526

First Known Use of unaccustomed

1526


UNACCUSTOMED Defined for Kids

unaccustomed

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adjective un·ac·cus·tomed \ˌən-ə-ˈkə-stəmd\

Definition of unaccustomed for Students

  1. :  not used to something <He was unaccustomed to strenuous work.>





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