Unwonted in a sentence

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Definition of Unwonted

  • Not wonted; unaccustomed; unused; not made familiar by practice; as, a child unwonted to strangers.
  • Uncommon; unusual; infrequent; rare; as, unwonted changes.

How to use unwonted in a sentence. Unwonted pronunciation.

Tears had left just sufficient trace to give her meditations a semblance of unwonted seriousness.
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How you, _a lady a thousand miles away, could know that I was, and had been for some time, urged by unusual need to pray for succor and worldly support with unwonted fervency, is a matter of more than curious inquiry.
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At the end of a tedious hour Jessica joined them, and her face had an unwonted expression.
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He wrote only a few lines, but closed with 'love to you, my dear child,' an unwonted effusiveness.
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Nancy's bosom heaved, as though she had been hastening overmuch; her face was deeply coloured; her eyes had an unwonted appearance, resembling those of a night-watcher at weary dawn.
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When he took a holiday at the seaside, unwonted leisure and novel circumstances prompted him to address local editors at considerable length.
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By accentuating a pause between the life of daytime and that which will begin after dark, this grey hour excites to an unwonted perception of the city's vastness and of its multifarious labour; melancholy, yet not dismal, the brooding twilight seems to betoken Nature's compassion for myriad mortals exiled from her beauty and her solace.
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A flush on her face, and something unwonted in the expression of her eyes, -something like a smile, yet touched with apathy,-told of physical influences which assisted her resolve to have done with scruple and delicacy.
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Half a year ago an unwonted depression had troubled her serene existence.
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An unwonted tenderness marked the opening words.
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When he was under the influence of passion he had felt a singular vigour, and his mind had worked with unwonted force.
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She was ready when he fetched her, and he chaffed her for her unwonted punctuality.
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It was an unwonted extravagance.
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An amatory knightly compliment breasting her perturbation roused an unwonted spite; and a swift reflection on it startled her with a suspicion.
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He felt an unwonted liveliness and a desire to be active which would have surprised some of his teachers at the school he had just left.
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During the reading of the tract, a young man had entered, paused a moment in surprise at the unwonted scene, then moved with very quiet tread across the room and took the vacant seat near Ester.
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Ester was ill at ease-conscience was arousing her to unwonted thought.
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She longed to get out of their sight as quickly as possible, and she wondered if she could ever make her way across the ice and back to the meeting-place with her knees trembling under her in such unwonted fashion.
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As they passed several fine houses Jennie was again touched by that half-defined emotion which the unwonted novelty of the hotel life had engendered in her consciousness.
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He paused, checked by his own harshness, and Jennie, who was intensely wrought up by the information she had received, as well as the unwonted verbal castigation she was now enduring, rose to an emotional state never reached by her before.
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Examples of Unwonted

Example #1
About midday she went up to her room and wrote letters.
Example #2
And the lines of her face, though they made no approach to smiling, indicated agreeable thoughts.
Example #3
It is an answer to my prayer, for the Lord employs the instrumentality of his children to answer prayer, and, when it is necessary, he moves them to it.
Example #4
This I do with profound gratitude to you for this unselfish and Christ-like deed, and to Him who put it into your heart to do it.
Example #5
She beckoned her friend apart.
Example #6
To escape these oppressive thanks, Nancy did her best never to be alone with the poor lady; but a _tete-a-tete_ was occasionally unavoidable, as, for instance, on the third or fourth day after their arrival, when Mrs. Morgan had begged Nancy's company for a walk on the Den, whilst Jessica wrote letters.