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disacquaintance

Definitions

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  • n. Neglect or disuse of familiarity, or familiar acquaintance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Neglect of disuse of familiarity, or familiar acquaintance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of acquaintance; unacquaintance; unfamiliarity.

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Examples

  • The hotels kept up a specious brilliancy and hospitable outlook, but inside one saw vast empty caverns, and the footrails at the bars gleamed brightly from long disacquaintance with the sole-leather of customers.

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  • On the contrary, if conscience, by a long neglect of, and disacquaintance with itself, comes to contract an inveterate rust or soil, a man may as well expect to see his face in a mud-wall, as that such a conscience should give him a true report of his condition; no, it leaves him wholly in the dark, as to the greatest concern he has in both worlds.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. II.

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