unwonted

adjective
un·​wont·​ed | \ˌən-ˈwȯn-təd, -ˈwōn- also -ˈwən- or -ˈwän- \

Definition of unwonted 

1 : being out of the ordinary : rare, unusual

2 : not accustomed by experience

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Other Words from unwonted

unwontedly adverb
unwontedness noun

Examples of unwonted in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of unwonted

1553, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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unwonted

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unwonted

: not normal, usual, or expected

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