Adjective "accustomed" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Customary; usual.
  1. 'New Zealand threw into 10 lineouts and not once was the fly-half in the accustomed role of first receiver.'
  2. 'She rocked the gleaming harp towards her, nestling it into its accustomed spot on her right shoulder.'
  3. 'Unable to take their accustomed walks beside the sea, people read books, leading to an increase in borrowing at Ipswich library.'
  4. 'Thus, in many ways qualitative research cuts across the grain of accustomed research practice.'
  5. 'You nodded to them to show you were fine, and then settled in your accustomed chair.'
  6. 'In assessing financial needs, a court will have regard to a person's age, health and accustomed standard of living.'
  7. 'Ian stood, his head down and eyes lowered, in his accustomed stance of subservience.'
  8. 'This play between liminal and subliminal is an accustomed part of a novelist's technique.'
  9. 'Harry was already sleeping in his accustomed place and, unusually, Dolly came up to rest near my feet.'
  10. 'Like Francis, most of the characters in this drama are today continuing in their accustomed roles.'


1. customary; usual; habitual: in their accustomed manner.

2. habituated; acclimated (usually followed by to): accustomed to staying up late; accustomed to the noise of the subway.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be accustomed to things."

"streets can be accustomed to republicans."

"eyes can be accustomed to glooms."

"people can be accustomed to ideas."

"people can be accustomed to people."

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