Unused vs Unacquainted - What's the difference?

unused | unacquainted |


As adjectives the difference between unused and unacquainted

is that unused is not used while unacquainted is not acquainted.

unused

English

Usage notes

The second pronunciation () pronunciation, which is acceptable for either sense and is normally used for the "not used" sense in all registers.

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • not used
  • I have two unused vouchers for a free meal.
  • not accustomed
  • I am unused to the dark nights of the countryside.

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    unacquainted

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not acquainted.
  • (obsolete) Not usual; unfamiliar; strange.
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