Usage examples for unfamiliar

  1. For a long time he lay there wondering where he could be and how he came to be in this unfamiliar place. – Her Weight in Gold by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. But the other shape was as unfamiliar as it was unexpected- that of a human being. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker
  3. Through this stole another thought- vague, unfamiliar yet seemingly of truth's own essence. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  4. The architecture was not entirely unfamiliar – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  5. Any of my readers to whom this thought is unfamiliar have only to look at their own experience in order to see how reasonable it is. – The New Theology by R. J. Campbell
  6. Patty got out, and looked a little apprehensively at the unfamiliar surroundings. – Patty's Success by Carolyn Wells
  7. The young man could not have said precisely how, for he was unfamiliar with the aspect of that gentleman's back. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  8. Katharine smiled at the sound of his voice; she listened as if she found it a little unfamiliar intimately though she knew it; she tested it. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  9. Yes, through the door; the surroundings are not unfamiliar – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  10. At the edge of the woods he paused, straining his ears, trying to get his bearings, for he was on unfamiliar ground and the fog was very dense here. – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
  11. My men quickly carried their supplies to them, and before the last of the equipment had been delivered, the boat was assembled and afloat: a broad- beamed craft with hollow metal ribs, covered with some shining fabric which was unfamiliar to me. – The Death-Traps of FX-31 by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  12. I looked round and saw a room unfamiliar yet already hated. – The Car of Destiny by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  13. Philip interposed, catching quick at the unfamiliar word with blank English astonishment, and more than ever convinced, in spite of denial, that the stranger was an American. – The British Barbarians by Grant Allen
  14. Mrs. Purdy ventured, evidently treading unfamiliar ground. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  15. Even Mr. Johnston could be clearly seen coming down from the boatshed with a curious figure beside him- a figure so odd and unfamiliar that he might have been part of the unfamiliar fog itself. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  16. Ernest Treadwell was unfamiliar with this part of London. – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton
  17. It is not to the affronted soul that the charm of the unfamiliar makes its sweet and powerful appeal. – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  18. " We will put that to the test, and that quickly," said Lord Claud; and forthwith he led his companion out of the house and through several unfamiliar streets, till he reached a building rather larger than its surrounding neighbours, into which he walked with the air of one well used to the place. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  19. Old faces had grown older; some were gone, And many unfamiliar ones had come. – The Feast of the Virgins and Other Poems by H. L. Gordon
  20. He would not plunge his people into an unfamiliar misery. – Candide by Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell