from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
Latin insuetudo, from insuetus unaccustomed; prefix in- not + suetus, past participle of suescere to be accustomed. (Wiktionary)
_ Absurdities and enormities are great in proportion to custom or insuetude.