disaccustom

verb
dis·​ac·​cus·​tom | \ ˌdis-ə-ˈkə-stəm How to pronounce disaccustom (audio) \
disaccustomed; disaccustoming; disaccustoms

Definition of disaccustom

transitive verb

: to free from a habit

First Known Use of disaccustom

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disaccustom

Middle French desaccoustumer, from Old French desacostumer, from des- dis- + acostomer to accustom

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The first known use of disaccustom was in 1530

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“Disaccustom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disaccustom. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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