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unaccustomed

[ uhn-uh-kuhs-tuhmd ]
/ ˌʌn əˈkʌs təmd /
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adjective
not accustomed or habituated: to be unaccustomed to hardships.
unusual; unfamiliar: A brief after-dinner speech is an unaccustomed pleasure.
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Origin of unaccustomed

First recorded in 1520–30; un-1 + accustomed

OTHER WORDS FROM unaccustomed

un·ac·cus·tomed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unaccustomed

unaccustomed
/ (ˌʌnəˈkʌstəmd) /

adjective
(foll by to) not used (to)unaccustomed to pain
not familiar; strange or unusual

Derived forms of unaccustomed

unaccustomedness, noun
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