[ uhn-fuh-mil-yer ]
/ ˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər /
not familiar; not acquainted with or conversant about: to be unfamiliar with a subject.
different; unaccustomed; unusual; strange: an unfamiliar treat.
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Related formsun·fa·mil·i·ar·i·ty [uhn-fuh-mil-ee-ar-i-tee] /ˌʌn fəˌmɪl iˈær ɪ ti/, nounun·fa·mil·iar·ly, adverb
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He seemed to be groping for some clew, some familiar sign that would resolve all the unfamiliarities to old acquaintance.The Innocent Adventuress|Mary Hastings Bradley
British Dictionary definitions for unfamiliarities
/ (ˌʌnfəˈmɪljə) /
not known or experienced; strange
(postpositive foll by with) not familiar
Derived Formsunfamiliarity (ˌʌnfəˌmɪlɪˈærɪtɪ), noununfamiliarly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unfamiliarities
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