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Synonyms 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"

    Antonyms:
    old(a), familiar, well-known(a), beaten(a), acquainted(p), long-familiar

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unfamiliaradjective

    Synonyms:
    unusual, uncommon, strange, singular, queer, unheard of, out of the way

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unfamiliaradjective

    Synonyms:
    unaccustomed, strange, novel, inconversant, unacquainted

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "unfamiliar":

    unknown, familiar, little-known, unusual, strange

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#3929strange
#4263familiar
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How to use unfamiliar in a sentence?

  1. Mark Linden:

    For parents of children who are born premature or with other medical complications, the joy of a new baby is tempered with worry, the medicalized environment in which the baby is placed in the days and weeks following delivery is unfamiliar and at times frightening for parents.

  2. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman:

    For many consumers, a trip to the automotive parts store can be a confusing foray into unfamiliar territory, when retailers are not transparent and accurate in their pricing, consumers suffer.

  3. Arafat Abkar:

    When I train, more spectators watch because women's boxing is new and unfamiliar in Sudan.

  4. Del Coro.Buy:

    If you come across an unfamiliar ingredient, talk to a farmer who is selling it and ask him or her for advice on how to prepare it !

  5. Zinaida Alexandrova:

    I used to hang up because the numbers were unfamiliar. What if it was the SBU (Ukrainian security service) making threats? I have no contact with anyone. How would I know it was Sasha?


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