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.
Origin of accustomed
late Middle EnglishRelated formsac·cus·tomed·ly, adverbac·cus·tomed·ness, nounhalf-ac·cus·tomed, adjectivewell-ac·cus·tomed, adjective
word dating back to 1400–50;
see origin at accustom
Antonyms for accustomed
. unused (to).
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British Dictionary definitions for accustomed to
(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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Word Origin and History for accustomed to
late 15c., "made customary, habitual," past participle adjective from accustom (v.).
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Idioms and Phrases with accustomed to
Used to something or someone; having the habit of doing something. For example, In Spain we gave up our usual schedule and became accustomed to eating dinner at 10 p.m. Professor Higgins in the musical My Fair Lady (1956) ruefully sang the song “I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face” after his protégé Eliza walked out on him. [Second half of 1400s]
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