follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

accustomed

[uh-kuhs-tuh md] /əˈkʌs təmd/
adjective
1.
customary; usual; habitual:
in their accustomed manner.
2.
habituated; acclimated (usually followed by to):
accustomed to staying up late; accustomed to the noise of the subway.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see accustom, -ed2
Related forms
accustomedly, adverb
accustomedness, noun
half-accustomed, adjective
well-accustomed, adjective
Synonyms
1. characteristic, normal, regular. 2. used (to).
Antonyms
1. unusual. 2. unused (to).
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for half-accustomed

accustomed

/əˈkʌstəmd/
adjective
1.
usual; customary
2.
(postpositive) foll by to. used or inured (to)
3.
(postpositive) foll by to. in the habit (of): accustomed to walking after meals
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for half-accustomed

accustomed

adj.

late 15c., "made customary, habitual," past participle adjective from accustom (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for accustomed

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for half

10
10
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with half-accustomed