unaccustomed

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adjective un·ac·cus·tomed \ ˌən-ə-ˈkə-stəmd \

Definition of unaccustomed

1 :not customary :not usual or common
2 :not habituated usually used with to

unaccustomedly

play \ˌən-ə-ˈkə-stəmd-lē\ adverb

Examples of unaccustomed in a Sentence

  1. They responded to our request with unaccustomed speed.

  2. pampered youngsters who were unaccustomed to such hard work

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First Known Use of unaccustomed

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unaccustomed Synonyms


UNACCUSTOMED Defined for English Language Learners

unaccustomed

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Definition of unaccustomed for English Language Learners

  • : not usual or common : not customary

  • : not familiar with something so that it does not seem normal or usual : not used to something


UNACCUSTOMED Defined for Kids

unaccustomed

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adjective un·ac·cus·tomed \ ˌən-ə-ˈkə-stəmd \

Definition of unaccustomed for Students

:not used to something
  • He was unaccustomed to strenuous work.


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