Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being unaccustomed; absence of habit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being unaccustomed; absence of use or habit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being unaccustomed or unused; unusualness.

Etymologies

Latin insuetudo, from insuetus unaccustomed; prefix in- not + suetus, past participle of suescere to be accustomed. (Wiktionary)

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  • The state or quality of being unaccustomed; absence of use or habit.

    December 10, 2007