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unwonted

adjective un·wont·ed \-ˈwn-təd, -ˈwōn- also -ˈwən- or -ˈwän-\

: not normal, usual, or expected

Full Definition of UNWONTED

1
:  being out of the ordinary :  rare, unusual
2
:  not accustomed by experience
un·wont·ed·ly adverb
un·wont·ed·ness noun

Examples of UNWONTED

  1. He was surprised by her unwonted cheerfulness.
  2. <honored for the unwonted courage he showed in battle>

First Known Use of UNWONTED

1553

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