Unaccustomed sentence example
He's unaccustomed to having his authority challenged.
Gabriel squinted, unaccustomed to so much light after all his years in the underworld.
He wiped his face, and she sensed again he was unaccustomed to being challenged.
She examined her palms, already red and painful from the unaccustomed exercise.
She stared, unaccustomed to the political powerhouse asking for anything.Advertisement
He tried to move away, unaccustomed to anyone touching him.
Jessi held her hands over her mouth, unaccustomed to such violence.
I remembered them, she stumbled, unaccustomed to revealing her past.
She looked up at him again, unaccustomed to sharing her thoughts or emotions.
He was unaccustomed to planning ahead and now would pay.Advertisement
Unaccustomed to the weight of the rucksack on her back, she almost toppled over at the first step of the stairwell and caught the banister with both hands.
Xander listened, unaccustomed to being told what to do in a world where he did what he wanted.
Unaccustomed to the abrupt treatment, he clenched his jaw and obeyed.
With unaccustomed activity the tight Achilles pulls the heel bone causing tension on the plantar fascia.
His fine eyes lit up with a thoughtful, kindly, and unaccustomed brightness, but he was looking not at his sister but over her head toward the darkness of the open doorway.Advertisement
Everything from the texture of his skin to the heat of his hands branding her was heaven to one unaccustomed to the sensuality of her world.
Gabe snorted, knowing his assassins were unaccustomed to being challenged by anyone.
The advantage of position being thus lost, the Spanish infantry rose and flung itself on the attackers; the landsknechts and the French bands were disordered by the fury of the counterstroke, being unaccustomed to deal with the swift, leaping, and crouching attack of swordsmen with bucklers.
It is best to begin with only one dose in the twenty-four hours, to be taken just before going to sleep, so that the patient is saved its unpleasant "repetition" from an unaccustomed stomach.
This is something we are quite unaccustomed to and don't want to make a habit of.Advertisement
Coleman went on to have a fine game in an unaccustomed midfield role.
In the orchestras of his day this was perhaps the only safe proceeding for players unaccustomed to such responsibilities, and that may have been one of Beethoven's reasons for it.
A remnant of the Mamelukes fled to Nubia, and a tranquillity was restored to Egypt to which it had long been unaccustomed.
The want of homogeneity of the force, and the unaccustomed tactics imposed upon the cavalry, somewhat hampered the defence, and the square was broken at the left rear corner.
It has a strong musky odour, exceedingly disagreeable to those unaccustomed to it, but "when properly diluted and combined with other scents it produces a very pleasing effect, and possesses a much more floral fragrance than musk, indeed it would be impossible to imitate some flowers without it."Advertisement
Titles thus gained would never have been questioned under continued Mexican government, but Americans were unaccustomed to such riches in land and to such laxity.
Nor was he a student of the broad, usual, patent appearances only of the world; its fugitive, fantastic, unaccustomed appearances attracted him most of all.
The demon was an idiot, too unaccustomed to politics or negotiating to understand how to get what it wanted without revealing what that was.
With unaccustomed activity the tight achilles pulls the heel bone causing tension on the plantar fascia.
Then, an almost feverish activity began, pervaded by a strong sense of delight at the unaccustomed freedom of choice.
Scientists at the University of Ulster have found that unaccustomed, aerobic exercise releases dangerous free radicals.
They are largely unaccustomed to man and have remained fairly timid.
It was not altogether unaccustomed work which was responsible for this.
With a totally unaccustomed feeling of not knowing what to expect, he moves cautiously onwards.
The new priest has been a naval chaplain and is not unaccustomed to entering Afghanistan and Iraq by helicopter.
The German Africa Corps performed outstanding achievements tho they were completely unaccustomed to the climate of this theater of war.
Motorists are generally unaccustomed to driving on slick roads and traffic accidents increase.
The prince and princess entered Heidelberg on the 17th of June, and Elizabeth, by means of her English annuity, enjoyed five years of pleasure and of extravagant gaiety to which the small German court was totally unaccustomed.
While a student he was not unaccustomed " to make good cheer and be merry," but at the same time he was a punctilious observer of the minutest rites of his faith and "as obstinate a Papist as any in England."
I staggered and covered my eyes, drenched and scorched and blinded by the unaccustomed splendor of the sun beneath my feet.
Causes Acute compartment syndrome can be caused by unaccustomed exercise.
To the unaccustomed eye, one fern can look pretty much like another lacy and green.
Polioencephalitis and Post-Polio Fatigue Unaccustomed fatigue is the most commonly reported, most debilitating, least studied and most poorly understood PPS.
Peter ran the first half of the race well but suffered in the latter half from the unaccustomed heat and the altitude.
This is something we are quite unaccustomed to and do n't want to make a habit of.
Serving signature burgers and milkshakes, this familiar restaurant is a welcome change for passengers unaccustomed to gourmet fare, but there is a minimal surcharge and the facility is often crowded.
When trying out the style, brides should wear it throughout the day to test for durability and comfort, particularly if it is a style they don't wear frequently and are unaccustomed to.
This often creates a situation where hunters, unaccustomed to hunting in such a large and isolated wooded area, find themselves lost with little hope of being found.
If you're unaccustomed to eating vegetables, try incorporating them into your typical meals.
Denise's father also lives with the family, although he appears highly unaccustomed to the lifestyles of celebrities.
He took the sketch pad she handed him and awkwardly pushed the pages around, unaccustomed to a book.
Although the route was relatively flat by Colorado standards, Dean learned that a body unaccustomed to elevation in the 7,000foot range needed more oxygen to fuel its muscles.
Personally he was not enthusiastic over the African enterprise, as it introduced new and, to him, unaccustomed and unwelcome values into Italian political life; but he realized that public opinion demanded it and he did not care to run counter to the current.
In considering the occurrence of Trypanosomes in mammals, careful distinction must be drawn between natural or true hosts, which are tolerant of the parasites, and casual ones, which are unaccustomed and unadapted to them.
In 1664 the bishop, finding that the inhabitants of the town had set up a market "in the season of the year unaccustomed," i.e.
Since, in spite of this object-lesson, the Polish nobles still continued their offers, the peasants consulted the local Austrian authorities as to what course they should take; and the local authorities, unaccustomed to arriving at any decision without consulting Vienna, practically gave them carte blanche to do as they liked.
At first all seemed to go badly, as the British officers despised the enemy, and the sepoys were unaccustomed to mountain warfare, and thus alternate extremes of rashness and despondency were exhibited.
The labor was very great, and the troops, most of whom were having their first lesson in rowing, bore the privations of their unaccustomed conditions with admirable cheerfulness.
Until the following March, Washington's work was to bring about some semblance of military organization and discipline, to collect ammunition and military stores, to correspond with Congress and the colonial authorities, to guide military operations in widely separate parts of the country, to create a military system for a people entirely unaccustomed to such a thing and impatient and suspicious under it, and to bend the course of events steadily towards driving the British out of Boston.
His unconventional preaching shocked the more staid members of the flock, but filled the church to overflowing with people unaccustomed to churchgoing.
Its inhabitants had grown unaccustomed to work; The its finances were ruined by dishonesty, disorder, and Bourbons, a very heavy foreign debt.
Suddenly she sat up with unaccustomed swiftness, glanced vacantly around her, and seeing Natasha began to press her daughter's head with all her strength.
They only travel by night; and, staying in congenial places for considerable periods, with unaccustomed abundance of provender, notwithstanding the destructive influences to which they are exposed, they multiply excessively during their journey, having families more numerous and frequent than in their usual homes.
The unaccustomed coarse food, the vodka he drank during those days, the absence of wine and cigars, his dirty unchanged linen, two almost sleepless nights passed on a short sofa without bedding--all this kept him in a state of excitement bordering on insanity.
As if unaccustomed to his longer legs, Toby tripped twice on his way to the door, stabilized himself, then started forward more cautiously.
Unaccustomed to emotions he wasn't able to control, he watched her hips sway but stayed where he was.