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

transitive verb

: to free from a habit

Word History


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

First Known Use

1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disaccustom was in 1530

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Cite this Entry

“Disaccustom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disaccustom. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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