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 (ŭn-wôn′tĭd, -wōn′-, -wŭn′-)
Not usual or accustomed: "Her unwonted breach of delicacy ... perplexed him" (George Meredith).

un·wont′ed·ly adv.
un·wont′ed·ness n.
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Adv.1.unwontedly - in an unusual mannerunwontedly - in an unusual manner      
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Now that the time had come, she felt unwontedly shy.
With his head upon the landing and his great limbs flung over half- a-dozen stairs, as carelessly as though he were a dead man whom drunken bearers had thrown down by chance, there lay Hugh, face uppermost, his long hair drooping like some wild weed upon his wooden pillow, and his huge chest heaving with the sounds which so unwontedly disturbed the place and hour.
Natasha's unwontedly brilliant eyes, continually glancing at him with a more than cordial look, had reduced him to this condition.
Two or three times, and more, Hepzibah repeated his name, without result; till, thinking her brother's sleep unwontedly profound, she undid the door, and entering, found the chamber vacant.
``Knowest thou,'' said the Jester, ``my good friend Gurth, that thou art strangely courteous and most unwontedly pious on this summer morning?
'Gentlemen, favour me with your attention to this charming little last lot left behind, and bid with a spirit worthy of the occasion!' Then the staid street, so unwontedly sparkling, youthful, and fresh for a few rippling moments, ran dry, and Cloisterham was itself again.
Elsa was not the girl to make a fool of herself, of course, but--He was unwontedly silent at dinner.
The day was sunny, and the Marshalsea, with the hot noon striking upon it, was unwontedly quiet.