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accustomed

[ uh-kuhs-tuhmd ]
/ əˈkʌs təmd /
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adjective
customary; usual; habitual: in their accustomed manner.
habituated; acclimated (usually followed by to): accustomed to staying up late; accustomed to the noise of the subway.

OPPOSITES FOR accustomed

2 unused (to).
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Origin of accustomed

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at accustom, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM accustomed

ac·cus·tomed·ly, adverbac·cus·tomed·ness, nounhalf-ac·cus·tomed, adjectivewell-ac·cus·tomed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for accustomed

accustomed
/ (əˈkʌstəmd) /

adjective
usual; customary
(postpositive foll by to) used or inured (to)
(postpositive foll by to) in the habit (of)accustomed to walking after meals
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