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Synonyms for unfamiliar
ˌʌn fəˈmɪl yər

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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

How to pronounce unfamiliar?

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#3929strange
#4263familiar
#5261unusual
#18308unfamiliar

How to use unfamiliar in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Miller:

    No veteran in crisis should ever have to wait for service or be transferred without a positive handoff, told to call another organization, or -- worst of all -- have their call terminated without receiving any assistance, the larger issue is that this situation shows that the VA employees in charge of running the crisis line were asleep at the switch -- utterly unfamiliar with the day-to-day operations of the program.

  2. Josh Stech:

    Often people are in duress, they are going through a transaction that is unfamiliar and high stakes and typically there is a relocation, divorce or death involved.

  3. Arafat Abkar:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Claudia Chan:

    Exposure to new and different environments remind us of how big, diverse, and interesting the world is, it expands my ability to be creative and curious and gets my endorphins going. It's also humbling to be new and unfamiliar with different territories.

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