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[ UK /ʌnɐkˈʌstəmd/ ]
[ US /ˌənəˈkəstəmd/ ]
  1. unusual or unfamiliar
    an unaccustomed pleasure
    many varieties of unaccustomed foods
    a new budget of unaccustomed austerity
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How To Use unaccustomed In A Sentence

  • The army's Quartermaster Corps, unaccustomed to providing for the needs of a wartime force, had disbursed flimsy, floorless tents; as a result, Grant and the rest of the four - thousand - man force slept in the cold mud, protected from the elements by thin woolen blankets. 'The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848'
  • So habituated has one become to feeling cooler in a draught that the absence of chill lends the night an unaccustomedness, the more weird in that it is unanalyzed, so that one feels definitely that one is in a strange, far country. African Camp Fires
  • many varieties of unaccustomed foods
  • But for now, the Democrats leave Boston as unaccustomedly happy campers.
  • Colin Bell, back on the ground where he first made his mark in soccer, limped through the game in an unaccustomed centre half role, but still had the skill to control a ball and make good use of the possession.
  • But, being unaccustomed to existence as a dragon, by the time the lambent flame burst from his cavernous mouth, Natieasdo had disappeared, taking Lationae with him.
  • unaccustomed to wearing suits
  • The weather presented a particular challenge, especially for American servicemen unaccustomed to subarctic conditions.
  • Tim wound steadfastly, back hunched over the reel, unaccustomed to the strange combination of muscles and effort.
  • One unaccustomed to the use of bonga and chewing it for the first time, usually experiences a most disagreeable combination of symptoms; constriction of the oesophagus, a sensation of heat in the head and face, the latter becoming red and congested; at the same time dizziness and precordial distress are experienced. The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
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