unwonted

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

Definition of unwonted

  1. 1 :  being out of the ordinary :  rare, unusual

  2. 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>

1553

First Known Use of unwonted

1553


UNWONTED Defined for English Language Learners

unwonted

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

Definition of unwonted for English Language Learners

  • : not normal, usual, or expected


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