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unfamiliar

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of unfamiliar

  1. not known or experienced before <ordered an unfamiliar wine and was surprised to find that it was much drier than what they were used to> Synonyms fresh, novel, original, strange, unaccustomed, new, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedentedRelated Words innovative, unique; nontraditional, unconventional, untried, unused, unworn; pathbreaking, pioneering, trailblazingNear Antonyms conventional, established, traditional, tried, tried-and-true; derivative, imitativeAntonyms familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over





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