unwonted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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unwontedadjective [before noun]

uk   /ʌnˈwəʊn.tɪd/  us   /-ˈwɑːn.t̬ɪd/ formal
unusual; not often ​experienced or ​shown: He ​sprang to the ​phone with unwonted ​eagerness.
(Definition of unwonted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “unwonted”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不寻常的, 罕见的, 少有的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不尋常的, 罕見的, 少有的…
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