Usage examples for unaccustomed

  1. Unaccustomed to toil, Clotelle wept as she exerted herself in pulling up the weeds. – Clotelle The Colored Heroine by William Wells Brown
  2. The minister was in his study as usual, and when they were all gone, uncomfortable with the unaccustomed quietness of the house, she arose and went to the door and looked rather sadly down the street. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  3. This strict seclusion and unaccustomed silence made the king's friends and servants very anxious. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  4. None of them quite remembered how they did it, for few men unaccustomed to the ranges would have cared to ascend that gully unencumbered by daylight, but it was accomplished, and when a litter of fir branches had been hastily lashed together they plodded behind it in silence down the hillside. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  5. She did not feel tired, but she was beset by an unaccustomed sensation of weariness, mental and spiritual rather than physical. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  6. The unaccustomed north could not have made it, nor the accustomed south, but only a nation part- north and part- south; therefore neither England nor Italy can rival it. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  7. But Roumia as she was, and unaccustomed to such manoeuvres, she neither ran back nor screamed. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  8. But, of course, I have never seen a ghost, and no one can say how any utterly unaccustomed experience may affect him. – Real Ghost Stories by William T. Stead
  9. This spectacle, so revolting to a person unaccustomed to such sights, produced no impression whatever upon the advancing troops, who certainly go under fire with the most perfect nonchalance: they show no enthusiasm or excitement, but the most complete indifference. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  10. If I did not need to keep it until it was answered, and if my unaccustomed fingers did not cling to it so, I should like to send it to you, but I shall try to tell you something of its contents. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  11. I will only say, in conclusion- for I am not allowed the privilege to write- that the people of this country are unaccustomed to such wrongs; they can yet scarcely realize them. – Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot by William Gannaway Brownlow
  12. I was, however, quite satisfied with my own manner of performing an unaccustomed and most important duty. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  13. True, it was possible that some of the steerage passengers might notice him descending the ladder, but they would be too far away and it was too dark for them to see his face from any distance; and to them, in any event, unaccustomed to question, it would mean nothing more, if indeed they gave it any thought at all, than some one of the ship's crew in the ordinary performance of his duty. – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  14. The unaccustomed silence of the house affected them both strangely. – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed
  15. Unaccustomed feelings possessed him and they moved him in different directions. – A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly by Henry James
  16. He did not close his shutters, he even left his inner window partially open, because, unaccustomed to a stove, he felt oppressed by its heat. – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  17. But, for some unaccustomed reason, his hand trembled. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  18. Besides, English spoken with a foreign accent fails to carry conviction to ears unaccustomed to hearing it, and Morgan thought the German unfortunate in his choice of a word. – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  19. Torturings of conscience, fears of herself, the unaccustomed bitterness of condemnation, melted her, and she was ripe for confession. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  20. Before an hour passed, however, even the detective himself began to think he might have made a rash statement, and Plums, unaccustomed to such violent exercise, was well- nigh exhausted. – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis