Synonyms & Antonyms of accustomed

(Entry 1 of 2)

being in the habit or custom
  • Josh felt uncomfortably full, as he was not accustomed to eating so much

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past tense of accustom

Synonyms of accustomed (Entry 2 of 2)

to impart knowledge of a new thing or situation to
  • the task of accustoming new recruits to shipboard life

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usual, customary, habitual, wonted, accustomed mean familiar through frequent or regular repetition. usual stresses the absence of strangeness or unexpectedness. my usual order for lunch customary applies to what accords with the practices, conventions, or usages of an individual or community. the customary waiting period before the application is approved habitual suggests a practice settled or established by much repetition. a habitual morning routine wonted stresses habituation but usually applies to what is favored, sought, or purposefully cultivated. his wonted determination accustomed is less emphatic than wonted or habitual in suggesting fixed habit or invariable custom. accepted the compliment with her accustomed modesty

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The first known use of accustomed was in the 15th century

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“Accustomed.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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to constrict the range or activity of

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