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  • adj. Not habituated

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Examples

  • Eugenia, delighted to give, but unhabituated to any other exertion, flung half a crown to them; and Indiana, begging to look out, said, 'Dear!

    Camilla

  • She could be an unhabituated wild gorilla or maybe a female from Pablo group, Gitebe, who disappeared months ago after we treated her for a presumptive uterine infection.

    Mountain Gorillas: Discovery Channel: Checking on the Injured and Missing

  • This violent exercise and sudden transition of temperature is almost overpowering to persons unhabituated to the custom, and will oftentimes produce fainting, -- though the patient, on recovering, finds himself refreshed, and experiences a delightful sense of mental, as well as bodily, vigour and energy.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 579, December 8, 1832

  • _Landwehr_ of the Mark and of Pomerania rushed upon the enemy, and, unhabituated to the use of the bayonet and firelock, beat down entire battalions of the French with the butt-end of their muskets.

    Germany from the Earliest Period Volume 4

  • Eugenia, delighted to give, but unhabituated to any other exertion, flung half a crown to them; and Indiana, begging to look out, said,

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • I was unhabituated to ideas of floating or transferable wealth.

    Arthur Mervyn Or, Memoirs of the Year 1793

  • The effect of television on radio will be so gradual that we may be able to preserve whatever in radio is desirable … Because of radio, more of us took setting-up exercises in the morning, with possible improvement in our health … Those who could not read found a new interest; oratory was restored to its ancient glory in Presidential campaigns; the difference between the city and the country was made less, vaudeville artists got jobs, book sales increased; farmers knew the price paid for stock and grain in Chicago and Minneapolis … millions of people, totally indifferent to social movements and international affairs and totally unhabituated to reading about such things, have become aware of them through news broadcasts and commentary …

    Technology & Innovation

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