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Definition of "accustomed" []

  • Frequently practiced, used, or experienced; customary: answered with his accustomed modesty. See Synonyms at usual. (adjective)
  • Being in the habit of: I am accustomed to sleeping late. (adjective)
  • Having been adapted to the existing environment and conditions: eyes not accustomed to desert sun. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "accustomed" in a sentence
  • ""Accustomed!" said Belinda, smiling: "one does grow accustomed even to disagreeable things certainly; but at this rate, my dear Lady Anne, I do not doubt but one might grow _accustomed_ to Caliban.""
  • "Tell us all again about how: the resulting probabilities would look very different from the probabilities to which we are accustomed is great science."
  • "Spencer Aimes is just your average, undercover, government-hired super-assassin accustomed to a life of exotic European locales, flashy sports cars and even flashier women."