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See definition of unfamiliar on Dictionary.com
  • adj.different, strange
  • adj.inexperienced; not knowing about

synonyms for unfamiliar

  • bizarre
  • curious
  • exotic
  • foreign
  • new
  • obscure
  • peculiar
  • unaccustomed
  • unexpected
  • unexplored
  • unknown
  • unusual
  • alien
  • anomalous
  • extraordinary
  • fantastic
  • little known
  • novel
  • original
  • out-of-the-way
  • outlandish
  • recondite
  • remarkable
  • remote
  • uncommon
  • uninvestigated
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antonyms for unfamiliar

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  • common
  • familiar
  • known
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • regular
  • standard
  • usual
  • experienced
  • knowing
  • versed
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How to use unfamiliar in a sentence

Somehow though, through it all, McCarthy claims he’s still unfamiliar with this thing called QAnon.
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One of the biggest tricks that we have is blending familiar with unfamiliar.
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A poll from the Economist and YouGov shows that Hawley is still unfamiliar to many Americans, but among those who do have an opinion of him, it’s 2-to-1 negative.
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Bradley Beal found himself in a somewhat unfamiliar position at the close of the Washington Wizards’ 128-107 win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
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His first recordings were for the Vox label, which specialized in the discovery of unknown young artists, usually in mostly unfamiliar material.
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Employers enthusiastically bringing workers back to the office may be inviting them to an unfamiliar place.
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Some reviewers even go out of their way to coach users unfamiliar with eBird on how to use the database and app to enhance the quality of the information.
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“I had to get in touch with the right people and introduce them to an unfamiliar product,” said Lindsay.
AFTER REIMAGINING APARTMENT STORAGE, BRADYL BLOOMEDTHOMAS HEATHNOVEMBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Then, it codes new inputs as familiar or unfamiliar, safe or dangerous.
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Foreign languages are hard, not least because they often challenge us to engage our mouths and tongues in entirely unfamiliar ways.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNFAMILIAR

  • alien
  • estranged
  • exotic
  • external
  • extrinsic
  • foreign
  • remote
  • strange
  • unfamiliar
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