Complete Definition of "unwonted"

English

Etymology
From un- + wonted

Pronunciation
rfap

Homophones
unwanted
being a homophone of unwanted the prononciation of the words is same

Adjective
en-adj

  1. archaic Not customary or habitual; unusual; infrequent.
  2. archaic Unused (to); unaccustomed (to) something.

#* 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: <http://www.classicallibrary.org/aristotle/metaphysics/>. Book 1, Part 5.
#*: we demand the language we are accustomed to, and that which is different from this seems not in keeping but somewhat unintelligible and foreign because of its unwontedness.

Derived terms
unwont
unwontedly
unwontedness

Translations

Portuguese: incomum

References
R:Webster 1913

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