Accustomed vs Acclimated - What's the difference?

accustomed | acclimated |


As adjectives the difference between accustomed and acclimated

is that accustomed is familiar through use; usual; customary while acclimated is accustomed, adapted or hardened to some environment.

As verbs the difference between accustomed and acclimated

is that accustomed is (accustom) while acclimated is (acclimate).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

accustomed

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Familiar through use; usual; customary.
  • * An accustomed action - Shakespeare, Macbeth, V-v
  • Inured to; adapted to existing conditions.
  • accustomed to walking long distances
    accustomed to cold
  • (obsolete) Frequented by customers
  • * A well accustomed shop - Smollett
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (accustom)
  • acclimated

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • accustomed, adapted or hardened to some environment
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012
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    Verb

    (head)
  • (acclimate)