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English definition of “unwonted”

unwonted

adjective [before noun] uk   /ʌnˈwəʊn.tɪd/ us    /-ˈwɑːn.t̬ɪd/ formal
unusual; not often experienced or shown: He sprang to the phone with unwonted eagerness.Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
(Definition of unwonted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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