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unfamiliar

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adjective un·fa·mil·iar \ˌən-fə-ˈmil-yər\

Simple Definition of unfamiliar

  • : not frequently seen, heard, or experienced

Full Definition of unfamiliar

  1. :  not familiar: a :  not well-known :  strange <an unfamiliar place> b :  not well acquainted <unfamiliar with the subject>

un·fa·mil·iar·i·ty play \-ˌmil-ˈyar-ə-tē, -ˌmi-lē-ˈyar-\ noun
un·fa·mil·iar·ly play \-ˈmil-yər-lē\ adverb

Examples of unfamiliar

  1. He gets nervous when he is in unfamiliar surroundings.

  2. The book is full of unfamiliar words.



1594

First Known Use of unfamiliar

1594



UNFAMILIAR Defined for Kids

unfamiliar

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adjective un·fa·mil·iar \ˌən-fə-ˈmil-yər\

Definition of unfamiliar

  1. 1 :  not well-known :  strange <an unfamiliar sight>

  2. 2 :  lacking good knowledge of something <I'm unfamiliar with this subject.>





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