unfamiliar


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Synonyms for unfamiliar

unacquainted with

Synonyms

  • unacquainted with
  • a stranger to
  • unaccustomed to
  • inexperienced in
  • uninformed about
  • unversed in
  • uninitiated in
  • unskilled at
  • unpractised in
  • unconversant with

Antonyms

  • experienced in
  • familiar with
  • accustomed to
  • acquainted with
  • knowledgeable about
  • conversant with
  • well-versed in

Synonyms for unfamiliar

Antonyms for unfamiliar

not known or well known

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A conversation then ensued, on not unfamiliar lines.
On their pedestal of earth they looked unfamiliar and noble, but in another moment they had broken their rank, and he had to see to the laying out of food.
He wielded his curved saber as only an adept might as he faced Tarzan, to whom the similar weapon in his own hand was most unfamiliar.
He could not express what he felt, and to himself he likened himself to a sailor, in a strange ship, on a dark night, groping about in the unfamiliar running rigging.
His voice broken, it seemed, into an infinite multitude of unfamiliar sounds, went babbling and stammering away into the distant reaches of the forest, died into silence, and all was as before.
Margaret saw her rise with an unfamiliar movement, and, rushing into the porch, learnt the simple explanation of all their fears--her sister was with child.
It is no easy task to understand unfamiliar blood; I hate the reading idlers.
He wore a flannel collar of unfamiliar shape, and his clothes, although they were neat enough, were of a pattern and cut obviously designed to afford the maximum of ease and comfort with the minimum regard to appearance.
I have used "China" merely as a synonym for "a distant country," when I wanted illustrations of unfamiliar things.
There was the warm, steamy smell of dung when the frozen door was opened, and the cows, astonished at the unfamiliar light of the lantern, stirred on the fresh straw.
There was no signature, but he fancied that the handwriting was not wholly unfamiliar to him.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Russia's Northern Fleet kicked off tactical drills in the Arctic aimed at assessing the troops' readiness to operate on unfamiliar terrain.
Unfamiliar chimps and baboons failed to elicit yawning.
Washington, Nov 14 ( ANI ): Researchers, who tried to answer why it take longer to recognise a familiar face when seen in an unfamiliar setting, have found that part of the reason comes down to the processes that our brain performs when learning and recognising faces.
The most common initial reaction to a delay or pause, among those who answer calls from unfamiliar numbers, is to simply hang up (49%).