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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 ?
Its very unaccustomedness and sweetness disturbed her.
She had thought it was his shyness, his unaccustomedness to women that had made him such a failure as a lover--and all the while it had been simply that she was not the right woman.
Perhaps it is precisely this "unaccustomedness" that makes Greer's reading of the texts so powerful, so fresh, and so timely.