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.

Nearby words

  1. accuse,
  2. accused,
  3. accuser,
  4. accusing,
  5. accustom,
  6. accustomed to,
  7. accutane,
  8. accutron,
  9. acda,
  10. ace

Origin of accustomed

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

SYNONYMS FOR accustomed
1. characteristic, normal, regular. 2. used (to).

ANTONYMS FOR accustomed
1. unusual. 2. unused (to).

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

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British Dictionary definitions for well-accustomed

well-accustomed

adjective (well accustomed when postpositive)

sufficiently used towell accustomed to desert conditions

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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Word Origin and History for well-accustomed

accustomed

adj.

late 15c., "made customary, habitual," past participle adjective from accustom (v.).

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