• IPA: /ʊnˈwoʊnt.ɪd.li/


  1. Unusually.
    • 1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe, Chapter 6,
      “Knowest thou,” said the Jester, “my good friend Gurth, that thou art strangely courteous and most unwontedly pious on this summer morning? […] ”
    • 1917, Edward Thomas (poet), “Adlestrop” in Poems, London: Selwyn & Blount, p. 40,
      Yes. I remember Adlestrop—
      The name, because one afternoon
      Of heat the express-train drew up there
      Unwontedly. It was late June.
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