Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: unaccustomed
IPA transcription: [,ʌnək'ʌstəmd]
Pronunciations of unaccustomed
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: unaccustomed
    Meaning: not habituated to; unfamiliar with; "unaccustomed to wearing suits"
  • Synonyms: unaccustomed
    Meaning: not customary or usual; "an unaccustomed pleasure"; "many varieties of unaccustomed foods"; "a new budget of unaccustomed austerity"
Usage examples
  • "This is an unaccustomed effort for me.
  • My eyes, unaccustomed to the light, quickly closed.
  • A person unaccustomed to it may possibly look upon it as no very difficult task.
  • And he sat up in silence glaring round; for his hands were unaccustomed to be idle.
  • To one unaccustomed to the chapparal, he might have appeared going without a guide, and upon a path never before pressed by human foot.
  • She felt the meanness of the wish come over her with a qualm of self-reproach one day when she came into the kitchen and found an unaccustomed state of things in that usually busy quarter.
  • But would the English people, altogether unaccustomed to the interference of continental powers in English disputes, be inclined to look with favour on a deliverer who was surrounded by foreign soldiers?
  • Usanga did not see him, being too intent upon the unaccustomed duties of a pilot, but the blacks across the meadow saw him and they ran forward with loud and savage cries and menacing rifles to intercept him.
  • An inconsistent jealousy that had been unprovoked and unjustified, but for which she had suffered. She had known last night, when she winced under his sarcastic tongue, and later, when Saint Hubert had left them and his temper had suddenly boiled over, that she was paying for the unaccustomed strain that he was putting on his own feelings.
  • 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.
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