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Definitions for unfamiliar
ˌʌn fəˈmɪl yərun·fa·mil·iar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfamiliaradjective

    not known or well known

    "a name unfamiliar to most"; "be alert at night especially in unfamiliar surroundings"

Wiktionary

  1. unfamiliarnoun

    An unfamiliar person; a stranger.

  2. unfamiliaradjective

    Strange, not familiar.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Unfamiliaradjective

    Unaccustomed; such as is not common.

    The matters which we handle, seem, by reason of newness, dark, intricate, unfamiliar. Richard Hooker, b. i.

    Geoffrey Chaucer ’s uncouth, or rather unfamiliar, language, deters many readers. Thomas Warton, Spenser.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfamiliar

    un-fa-mil′yar, adj. not familiar.—n. Unfamiliar′ity.—adv. Unfamil′iarly.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfamiliar in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfamiliar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of unfamiliar in a Sentence

  1. Hyun Song Shin:

    The role of Big Tech in finance introduces very many new and very unfamiliar elements which pushes us to take a fresh look at some of the activities that international policymakers engage in, this is something that needs attention sooner rather than later.

  2. Brian Teta:

    They could only hear( each other) until now, they really haven't missed a beat. And the ladies really just have blown everybody away, because they're able to roll with this and do a version of the show that is very familiar in this very unfamiliar circumstance.

  3. Paul Shapiro:

    It's stunning that the governor of Iowa is so unfamiliar with pig farming that he doesn't know the difference between gestation crates and farrowing crates, this bill applied only to gestation crates, meaning there are no piglets to be kept separate from their mothers, since they're all in utero.

  4. Thomas Mann:

    Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous- to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.

  5. Ellyn Satter:

    Something appears to happen cognitively and now familiar food is unfamiliar and they don't want to eat it, if the parent can ride it out, when they become preschoolers, they become less skeptical of unfamiliar food.

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    a hazy or indistinct representation
    • A. interrogate
    • B. jeopardize
    • C. deny
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