Unacquainted
Unacquainted Un`ac*quaint"ed, a. 1. Not acquainted. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. Not usual; unfamiliar; strange. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And the unacquainted light began to fear. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unacquainted — I adjective ignarus, ignorant, inexperienced, inscius, new, strange, unaccustomed, unapprized, unaware, unconversant, unenlightened, unfamiliar, uninformed, unknowing, unversed II index blind (not discerning) …   Law dictionary

  • unacquainted — (adj.) 1520s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + ACQUAINTED (Cf. acquainted) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unacquainted — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unacquainted — [[t]ʌ̱nəkwe͟ɪntɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ with n If you are unacquainted with something, you do not know about it or do not have not any experience of it. Professor Baker is unacquainted with the idea of representative democracy... I was then …   English dictionary

  • unacquainted — un|ac|quaint|ed [ ,ʌnə kweıntəd ] adjective FORMAL without knowledge of something: unacquainted with: I m afraid I m unacquainted with his work …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unacquainted — UK [ˌʌnəˈkweɪntɪd] / US [ˌʌnəˈkweɪntəd] adjective formal without knowledge of something unacquainted with: I m afraid I m unacquainted with his work …   English dictionary

  • unacquainted — /ʌnəˈkweɪntəd/ (say unuh kwayntuhd) adjective 1. having no knowledge of: unacquainted with the laws of physics. 2. not on terms of personal intimacy: dinner guests who are unacquainted with each other …   Australian English dictionary

  • unacquainted — adjective 1》 (unacquainted with) having no experience of or familiarity with. 2》 not having met before …   English new terms dictionary

  • unacquainted — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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