unaccustomed


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un·ac·cus·tomed

 (ŭn′ə-kŭs′təmd)
adj.
1. Not common or usual: "The legislature has produced a new budget of unaccustomed austerity" (People).
2. Not being habituated. Used with to: is still unaccustomed to a life of stress.

un′ac·cus′tomed·ly adv.

unaccustomed

(ˌʌnəˈkʌstəmd)
adj
1. (foll by to) not used (to): unaccustomed to pain.
2. not familiar; strange or unusual
ˌunacˈcustomedness n

un•ac•cus•tomed

(ˌʌn əˈkʌs təmd)

adj.
1. not accustomed or habituated.
2. uncommon; unexpected.
[1520–30]
un`ac•cus′tomed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unaccustomed - not habituated tounaccustomed - not habituated to; unfamiliar with; "unaccustomed to wearing suits"
accustomed - (often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted to; "accustomed to doing her own work"; "I've grown accustomed to her face"
2.unaccustomed - not customary or usualunaccustomed - not customary or usual; "an unaccustomed pleasure"; "many varieties of unaccustomed foods"; "a new budget of unaccustomed austerity"
unusual - not usual or common or ordinary; "a scene of unusual beauty"; "a man of unusual ability"; "cruel and unusual punishment"; "an unusual meteorite"

unaccustomed

adjective
2. (with to) not used to, unfamiliar with, unused to, not given to, a newcomer to, a novice at, inexperienced at, unversed in, unpractised in, a newbie to (slang) They were unaccustomed to such military setbacks.
used to, given to, experienced at, practised in, well-versed in
Translations
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unaccustomed

[ˈʌnəˈkʌstəmd] ADJ
1. to be unaccustomed to sthno estar acostumbrado a algo, no tener costumbre de algo
to be unaccustomed to doing sthno tener costumbre de hacer algo, no acostumbrar hacer algo
unaccustomed as I am to public speakingaunque no tengo experiencia de hablar en público
2. (= unusual) with unaccustomed zealcon un entusiasmo insólito

unaccustomed

[ˌʌnəˈkʌstəmd] adjinaccoutumé(e), inhabituel(le)
unaccustomed to sth → peu habitué(e) à qch
to be unaccustomed to sth → être peu habitué(e) à qch
to be unaccustomed to doing sth → ne pas avoir l'habitude de faire qch
to be not unaccustomed to sth
She is not unaccustomed to controversy → Elle n'en est pas à sa première controverse.

unaccustomed

adj
(= unusual)ungewohnt; with unaccustomed anger/zealmit untypischem Zorn/Eifer
(of person: = unused) to be unaccustomed to somethingetw nicht gewohnt sein, an etw (acc)nicht gewöhnt sein; to be unaccustomed to doing somethinges nicht gewohnt sein, etw zu tun, nicht daran gewöhnt sein, etw zu tun; unaccustomed as I am to public speaking …ich bin kein großer Redner, aber …

unaccustomed

[ˌʌnəˈkʌstəmd] adj
a. (unused to) to be unaccustomed to sth/to doingnon essere abituato/a a qc/a fare
b. (unwonted) → insolito/a
with unaccustomed zeal → con insolito zelo

unaccustomed

a. no usual, no acostumbrado-a, desacostumbrado-a.
References in classic literature ?
There was the shock of the unexpected and the unaccustomed.
But it was not thus in the present case with the Pequod's sharks; though, to be sure, any man unaccustomed to such sights, to have looked over her side that night, would have almost thought the whole round sea was one huge cheese, and those sharks the maggots in it.
David wanted to play on a pitch near the Round Pond with which he is familiar, but this would have placed me at a disadvantage, so I insisted on unaccustomed ground, and we finally pitched stumps in the Figs.
But the Square is so unaccustomed to the use of the moral terminology of Spaceland that I should be doing him an injustice if I were literally to transcribe his defence against this charge.
Passepartout, who had conscientiously studied the programme of his duties, was more than surprised to see his master guilty of the inexactness of appearing at this unaccustomed hour; for, according to rule, he was not due in Saville Row until precisely midnight.
She felt more kindly disposed to Philip than ever before, and the unaccustomed tenderness in her eyes filled him with joy.
But I did get a jingle twice each day; and the amount of alcohol I consumed every day, if loosed in the system of one unaccustomed to drink, would have put such a one on his back and out.
She felt her eyes opening wider and wider, her fingers and toes twitching nervously, something within oppressing her breathing, while all shapes and sounds seemed in the uncertain half-light to strike her with unaccustomed vividness.
He felt his limbs growing stiff with the unaccustomed chilliness of the night, and doubted whether he should be able to descend the steps of the scaffold.
He looked upon all things un-European as rather more than less impossible, still he was not at all averse to enjoying the novelty of unaccustomed places, and making the most of strangers indigenous thereto, however unspeakable they might have seemed to him at home.
As he pushed the massive obstacle aside, its great hinges shrieked out in weird protest against this unaccustomed disturbance.
A few tried to rise to the emergency, and got out an awkward "My lord," or "Your lordship," or something of that sort, but the great majority were overwhelmed by the unaccustomed word and its dim and awful associations with gilded courts and stately ceremony and anointed kingship, so they only fumbled through the handshake and passed on, speechless.