unwontedly

unwonted

[uhn-wawn-tid, -wohn-, -wuhn-]
adjective
1.
not customary or usual; rare: unwonted kindness.
2.
Archaic. unaccustomed or unused.

Origin:
1545–55; un-1 + wonted

unwontedly, adverb
unwontedness, noun

unwanted, unwonted.
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unwonted (ʌnˈwəʊntɪd)
 
adj
1.  out of the ordinary; unusual
2.  archaic (usually foll by to) unaccustomed; unused
 
un'wontedly
 
adv
 
un'wontedness
 
n

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unwonted
"not usual," 1553, from un- (1) "not" + pp. of wont.
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