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He wanted to do so partly to buoy the crushed spirits of Americans unaccustomed to being attacked.

Though the new directors would be a minority of a 12-person board, the top executives at ExxonMobil and many other corporations are unaccustomed to being challenged by their own handpicked directors.

Leal cites a lack of expertise and confidence among teaching staff unaccustomed to teaching climate change, as well as the time pressure within already crowded curriculums.

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People of color have not only been disproportionately impacted by the events of 2020, they are also historically unaccustomed to taking the time to care for themselves, Brown said.

In all, a Washington Post tally found, she has delivered more than $800 million to a collection of schools, public and private, that are almost entirely unaccustomed to that level of largesse.

To those unaccustomed to the machinations of the UN, this may seem like yet another insignificant and toothless resolution.

A month after that announcement, unaccustomed daylight was forced upon the lithium-ion battery industry.

It means “very tasty;” and it simply never is—that is, not to those unaccustomed to the flavors of the Slavic palate.

But in a country unaccustomed to electoral ambiguity, there was fear in the air: It was palpable.

While Kelley is unaccustomed to dealing with the media and was nervous about our sit-down, her task is in many ways far easier.

She was flushed and felt intoxicated with the sound of her own voice and the unaccustomed taste of candor.

Niopo is a powerful stimulant, a small portion of it producing violent sneezing in persons unaccustomed to its use.

But also he saw strange, unaccustomed raiment, he saw a sheet of gold, he smelt the soft breath of ambra.

She was delicate and unaccustomed to privation and discomfort—and the cottage had its disadvantages.

It is ill-bred, and looks as if you were unaccustomed to such pleasures, and so desirous to prolong each one.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unaccustomed, such as: ignorant, uninformed, incompetent, inexperienced, newcome, and not given to.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.