Synonyms for unaccustomed

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uhn-uh-kuhs-tuhmd
Phonetic Transcription : ˌʌn əˈkʌs təmd

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Définition of unaccustomed

Origin :
  • 1520s, "not customary, unfamiliar," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of accustom. Meaning "not accustomed or habituated" (to) is first attested 1610s.
  • adj not prepared, ready; new
  • adj new, strange
Example sentences :
  • You think of your wife, grappling with a kind of difficulty to which she is unaccustomed.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • His voice was modulated to an unaccustomed mildness as he spoke.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • He was unaccustomed to seeing her show suffering, and it embarrassed him.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • The unaccustomed action was significant; it bespoke a passionate loyalty.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • You are right in supposing that I am not unaccustomed to—an influential position.'
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • To an unaccustomed eye it seemed the work of two days at least.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • Bewilderment and unaccustomed weakness overtook Lady Coryston.
  • Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • I will not say that he slunk in, but there was an unaccustomed diffidence in his bearing.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • It in no way wishes to impose work on women nor to make them unaccustomed to it.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • She was unaccustomed to be addressed in that tone, and she resented it.
  • Extract from : « Jan and Her Job » by L. Allen Harker

Antonyms for unaccustomed

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