Unwontedness
Unwonted Un*wont"ed ([u^]n*w[u^]nt"[e^]d), a. 1. Not wonted; unaccustomed; unused; not made familiar by practice; as, a child unwonted to strangers. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Uncommon; unusual; infrequent; rare; as, unwonted changes. ``Unwonted lights.'' --Byron. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*wont"ed*ly}, adv. -- {Un*wont"ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • unwontedness — noun see unwonted …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unwontedness — See unwontedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • unwontedness — n. rareness, scarceness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unwontedness — un·wont·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • unwontedness — noun : the quality or state of being unwonted : singularity, strangeness * * * unwontˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑unwont …   Useful english dictionary

  • unwonted — adjective Date: 1553 1. being out of the ordinary ; rare, unusual 2. not accustomed by experience • unwontedly adverb • unwontedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unwonted — unwontedly, adv. unwontedness, n. /un wawn tid, wohn , wun /, adj. 1. not customary or usual; rare: unwonted kindness. 2. Archaic. unaccustomed or unused. [1545 55; UN 1 + WONTED] * * * …   Universalium

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