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

unwontedly

adverb

unwontedness

noun

Examples of unwonted in a Sentence

  1. He was surprised by her unwonted cheerfulness.

  2. 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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Definition of unwonted for English Language Learners

  • : not normal, usual, or expected


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