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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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unfamiliar

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

unfamiliarity

play \-ˌmil-ˈyar-ə-tē, -ˌmi-lē-ˈyar-\ noun

unfamiliarly

play \-ˈmil-yər-lē\ adverb

Examples of unfamiliar in a sentence

  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 for Students

  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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