v. t.1.To render unaccustomed.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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That is, it sees what's best in the commons concept in its power to retrain affective practical being, and in particular in its power to dishabituate through unlearning the overskilled sensorium that is so quick to adapt to damaged life with a straight, and not a queer, face.
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