unaccustomed


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unaccustomed

adjective a stranger to, aberrant, abnormal, amazing, anomalous, astonishing, bizarre, different, eccentric, exceptional, extraordinary, first time experiencing, first time for, freakish, green, ignorant, inexperienced, insuetus, inusitate, irregular, naive, new, new to, not accussomed to, not common, not conversant with, not familiar with, not in the habit of, not usual, not used to, novel, odd, out of the habit of, out of the ordinary, outlandish, peculiar, queer, rare, raw, remarkable, rusty, shaky, singular, strange, surprising, unacquainted, unacquainted with, unaware of, unconventional, unconversant, uncustomary, unfamiliar with, uninitiated, uninured, unique, unnatural, unordinary, unpracticed, unseasoned, unskilled, untrained, untried, unusual, unversed
See also: extraordinary, inexperienced, nonconforming, peculiar, prodigious, special, unacquainted, uncommon, unusual
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They comprehended nothing of his emotions, and supposed him merely disturbed by the unaccustomed tumult.
Such a staircase, with its accessories, in the older and more crowded parts of Paris, would be bad enough now; but, at that time, it was vile indeed to unaccustomed and unhardened senses.
My face, neck, and hands, from unaccustomed exposure to the air and sun, were burnt to a berry-brown.
Indeed, Silas was so unaccustomed to talk beyond the brief questions and answers necessary for the transaction of his simple business, that words did not easily come to him without the urgency of a distinct purpose.
With sly gravity, interrupted only by private signs to each other, the Norman knights and nobles beheld the ruder demeanour of Athelstane and Cedric at a banquet, to the form and fashion of which they were unaccustomed.
The afternoon was spent at lawn tennis, to which lady guests resident in the neighborhood were allowed to bring their husbands, brothers, and fathers--Miss Wilson being anxious to send her pupils forth into the world free from the uncouth stiffness of schoolgirls unaccustomed to society.
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.
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.
We walked with a regular step, which rang upon the ground with astonishing intensity; the slightest noise was transmitted with a quickness to which the ear is unaccustomed on the earth; indeed, water is a better conductor of sound than air, in the ratio of four to one.
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.
His first movement was to free himself by a violent push from the encircling arms of his mother, and to rush forward to the casket from whence the count had taken the phial of elixir; then, without asking permission of any one, he proceeded, in all the wilfulness of a spoiled child unaccustomed to restrain either whims or caprices, to pull the corks out of all the bottles.
From this it came to pass that Italy fell partly into the hands of the Church and of republics, and, the Church consisting of priests and the republic of citizens unaccustomed to arms, both commenced to enlist foreigners.